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Temporary Parking Changes: Free street parking & lifting time limit restrictions

Today Mayor Durkan announced we will temporarily eliminate paid and time-limited street parking rules to support residents staying healthy at home and essential workers. “To improve access to parking for the City’s essential workers, residents remaining at home, or residents visiting essential services, we can provide a small relief for… [ Keep reading ]

Street Vending During COVID-19: What You Need to Know

At lunchtime, on any given weekday, about 80 different food trucks and carts that have our vending permits offer a variety of options for lunch ranging from wood fire pizzas, to traditional Indian fare, to gluten free bowls and everything in between. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit Seattle. During a… [ Keep reading ]

Temporary changes to parking regulations remain in effect until further notice

On March 21 we announced temporary changes to how we manage and enforce parking in the city as parking needs have changed in recent weeks. These changes will remain in effect until further notice. Working with the Seattle Police Department and Mayor Jenny Durkan, we’ve found ways to adapt the… [ Keep reading ]

We’re launching a parking permit program for healthcare workers on front lines of the COVID-19 response

“Our healthcare workers in Seattle are fighting hard for all of us during this challenging time and we need to do everything we can to make their jobs easier,” said Mayor Durkan.  Today, Mayor Durkan announced a new Hospital Staff Parking Permit Program which will give healthcare workers access to free… [ Keep reading ]

We will temporarily ease parking regulations beginning today

We are temporarily making some changes to how we manage and enforce parking in the city. We’ve seen how parking needs have changed, and we want to do everything we can to make sure that our parking rules support people’s and businesses’ needs. “These changes show how across the City… [ Keep reading ]

Take-out pick up zones coming today

Updated 3/30/20 with information about new #SupportSeattleSmallBiz map We’re installing temporary load zones in support of local restaurants that are transitioning to take-out and delivery only service. “Our small businesses, particularly restaurants, are bearing the brunt of our efforts to combat this pandemic. By facilitating easier takeout for restaurants, we… [ Keep reading ]

MLS Cup Champions – Seattle Sounders hosts celebration parade in downtown Seattle, Tues. Nov 12

Sunday was an …E P I C… day for Seattle Sounders fans! Now here comes the celebratory parade. The Sounders made history at CenturyLink Field on Sunday as the second most attended MSL Cup of all time. Tickets to the 24th MLS Cup sold out in minutes and 69,274… [ Keep reading ]

PARK(ing) Yay! Recapping Our 10th Annual PARK(ing) Day Celebration.

We’re celebrating the 10th anniversary of PARK(ing) Day by highlighting the 40 amazing parklet installations that sprang up in parking spaces across Seattle on Friday, September 20. How people get around Seattle is evolving and so are the needs of people in Seattle. As our city continues to… [ Keep reading ]

Take Pride in Your Ride

Are you ready for Pride Weekend?  Our staff will be marching in the parade and handing out pins, so come grab your transit pride pin (check ’em out below!) and celebrate #RideTransitMonth and Seattle Pride!  With Seattle Transportation Benefit District funds, we’ve added over 6,800 weekly… [ Keep reading ]

Learn About Permit Programs for Park and Rides!

Many park and ride lots across the region fill up well before 7 a.m. on a typical weekday, so it can be hard to find parking at the station. To provide access for riders who can’t make it to the station so early, Sound Transit, King County Metro, and… [ Keep reading ]