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Happy Labor Day weekend, Seattle! Here’s our last roundup of weekend travel tips for the summer.

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic: Trans Pride Seattle PAX West Bratfest National Cinema Day Bicycle Weekend on Lake Washington Boulevard Home games for Seattle sports Construction snapshot Transit and trip planning resources It’s officially September, and summer… [ Keep reading ]

Soak up the last of summer with these fun events! Our travel tips will help you get there. 

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic:  Tibet Fest  Scooped! Ice Cream Festival  HangarFest  Seattle Folklorico Festival  Mariners home games Construction snapshot  Transit and trip planning resources  Happy weekend, Seattle! It’s hard to believe, but August is already winding… [ Keep reading ]

We want your feedback! How is Ballard Ave NW working for you?  

Earlier this month, we completed interim street improvements on Ballard Ave NW between 20th Ave NW and 22nd Ave NW. Our goal with these changes is to make Ballard Ave more people-friendly and improve access to local businesses by creating better spaces to walk, roll, and enjoy Ballard Ave. Read… [ Keep reading ]

It’s time for Seafair, sports, and more summer festivals! Check out our tips for smooth travel this weekend. 

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic: Seafair Weekend Festival Umoja Fest Magnolia Summerfest Lake City Summer Festival and Parade Home games for Seattle sports Construction snapshot Transit and trip planning resources It’s looking to be a beautiful weekend,… [ Keep reading ]

Coming soon to Ballard Ave NW: improvements for people walking and nearby businesses

In June, we shared a blog post highlighting an exciting partnership with Councilmember Dan Strauss, the Ballard Alliance, and local businesses to further improve mobility and access for people walking and support businesses on Ballard Ave NW between 20th Ave NW and 22nd Ave NW, also known as the Ballard… Filed Under: Accessibility, Parking, Pedestrians, Safety, SDOT, Traffic and ConstructionTagged With: , , , , , , , ,

On-street paid parking summer rate adjustments take effect on July 11. Plus, pay by phone option now available for commercial vehicle load zones.

Summary: On Monday, July 11, on-street paid parking rate adjustments in Seattle will take effect. Rates are set based on real-world data to help ensure enough parking spots are available at locations around the city at various times of day. Overall, rates remain low at many locations, with approximately 75%… [ Keep reading ]

Headed to the Fremont Fair this weekend? Consider taking transit, biking, walking, or rolling, and leave yourself extra travel time!

The Fremont Fair is one of Seattle’s iconic community celebrations, ringing in the start of summer over the solstice weekend with 300+ craft vendors, the annual solstice parade, live local music, delicious food and drink options, and more. We encourage anyone planning to attend the event to plan ahead and… [ Keep reading ]

This summer, we’re improving Ballard Ave NW for people walking and nearby businesses

We are partnering with Councilmember Dan Strauss, the Ballard Alliance, and local businesses to improve mobility and access for people walking and businesses on Ballard Ave NW between 20th Ave NW and 22nd Ave NW, also known as the Ballard Ave Café Street. In 2020, we worked with Ballard Ave… [ Keep reading ]

Headed to the U District Street Fair this weekend? Plan ahead and consider transit options with scheduled Montlake Bridge closure.

Editor’s Note (5/20/2022 at 1:55 p.m.) – Update regarding this weekend’s Montlake Bridge closure: The Montlake Bridge will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday, May 20 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 23 while WSDOT contractor crews complete paving work on both ends of the bridge. At least one bridge sidewalk… [ Keep reading ]

Lake Washington Blvd updates: community visioning process starting soon, and summer 2022 Bicycle Weekends schedule published.

Summary: This blog post includes two main updates. Please click on the two links directly below to jump down to each update. Lake Washington Blvd Visioning Process Overview Summer 2022 Bicycle Weekends on Lake Washington Blvd – Schedule Details Lake Washington Blvd Visioning Process Overview In the coming weeks, in… [ Keep reading ]