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We’re adjusting paid parking rates in a handful of areas

Based on recent parking data analysis, we’re adjusting street parking rates in a few neighborhoods so that customers will have an easier time finding a parking space. These rate changes go into effect Wednesday, February 17. Setting effective and affordable parking rates improves customer access so our businesses can continue to recover. … [ Keep reading ]

We want to hear from you! We’ve drafted street parking and curbspace changes around Seattle Center’s new Climate Pledge Arena and want your feedback!

When large-scale events are safe for the public to attend, the Climate Pledge Arena (formerly Key Arena) could draw crowds of more than 10,000 people up to 250 days per year. This means that we need to plan on making space for more people to move through and around Belltown, Uptown, and… [ Keep reading ]

Construction of Seattle’s new waterfront continues along with traffic changes on Alaskan Way S between S King and S Columbia Streets

Summary The Waterfront Seattle program is constructing the new Alaskan Way S. This work began following the demolition of the Alaskan Way Viaduct in 2019. Next weekend, December 12-13, traffic lanes on Alaskan Way S between S King and S Columbia Streets will switch places with the current work zone…. [ Keep reading ]

Scooter Share Update: All three operators have now launched! Please keep the rules of the road in mind when riding.

Summary LINK, Wheels, and Lime have received their permits and have launched operations in Seattle! We want the scooter share program to be successful, and to do that we need everyone to follow the rules of the road and park your scooters correctly. Bikes and scooters blocking sidewalks can cause significant accessibility issues. We’re also increasing education and… [ Keep reading ]

PARKING | Starting Oct. 5, to support local businesses and make it easier to find parking in busy neighborhoods, all street parking will be $1 per hour or less.

Summary We’ve been playing close attention to travel habits since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and have made adjustments to parking rules to support businesses’ and people’s changing needs. On Monday, Oct. 5, parking rates will go up to $1 per hour at some times of day in parts of First… [ Keep reading ]

An introspective, retrospective look at PARK(ing) Day.

Summary PARK(ing) Day didn’t take place last Friday in Seattle – another example of how COVID-19 continues to impact communities worldwide.  PARK(ing) Day began as a grassroots movement, but has grown creatively year after year across the world. It has inspired conversations and partnership with Seattle communities, and some ideas have had long-term… [ Keep reading ]

For reliable customer access as businesses reopen, paid on-street parking will resume July 13 at the lowest rate

Starting Monday, July 13, we’ll reinstate on-street paid parking and hourly time limited parking enforcement. Paid parking and hourly time limited parking enforcement were suspended in early April in response to the Governor’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order. With King County’s transition to Phase 2 of the Safe Start Plan, businesses are reopening, and reliable… [ Keep reading ]

e-Park Signs will go dark on July 1, 2020

We are sad to share that e-Park signs, showing real-time available open spaces at parking garages, will be turned off July 1, 2020. e-Park was an SDOT program that started in 2010 to help people find parking faster – limiting the amount of time people circled blocks looking for an open spot and, consequently, reducing traffic build up. It provided wayfinding and real-time parking availability for thousands of spaces at 16 garages in Pioneer Square,… [ Keep reading ]

Curbside pick-up zones coming to Seattle retail shops!

To support access to the Seattle businesses opening up for curbside delivery, we are rolling out new curbside priority pick-up zones. The State of Washington’s phased approach to re-opening now allows retail stores to re-open for curbside pick-up. To support these businesses, we are installing temporary 15-minute loading zones to… [ Keep reading ]

የሲያትል ፓርኪንግ ማሻሻያዎች

English-version of this blog here. SDOT ጊዜያዊ የመኪና ማቆሚያ ለውጦችን አስታውቋል፡፡ በክፍያ መኪና ማቆሚያ ጎዳናዎች ላይ ክፍያ አይጠየቅም የተከለከሉ ማቆሚያዎች (RPZs)ውስጥ ካልሆነ በስተቀር የሰዓት የጊዜ ገደቦች ተፈጻሚ አይሆኑም በ RPZs ውስጥ የጊዜ ገደቦች መተግበር ይቀጥላሉ ስለዚህ በእነዚህ ሰፈሮች ውስጥ የሚኖሩ ሰዎች አሁንም ማቆሚያ ሊያገኙ ይችላሉ፡፡ ያለፍቃድ በ RPZ ውስጥ ካቆሙ… [ Keep reading ]