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PARK(ing) Day Coming up this Friday!

PARK(ing) day happens every year on the third Friday in September and is an opportunity for artists, activists, and community members to temporarily make parking spaces into parks. The event raises awareness about important issues like creating a walkable, livable, healthy city. Last month we placed a call to all… [ Keep reading ]

Replacing Parking Lost to the Alaskan Way Viaduct Project

Did you hear? SDOT and WSDOT have partnered to develop a $30 million mitigation plan to address the parking lost due to the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Project. This plan would create short-term parking (less than four-hours) nearby in the Seattle waterfront and Pioneer Square areas that is both convenient… [ Keep reading ]

Two-Way Mercer Street Coming Soon!

As neighbors in the South Lake Union community know well, the Seattle Department of Transportation’s Mercer Corridor Project has been under major construction since mid-2010. On August 27, following a full weekend closure of the I-5 on- and off-ramps at Mercer Street, this major roadway improvement project will reach a… [ Keep reading ]

New Parking Campaign Emphasizes Businesses are Open and Easy to Get to in Pioneer Square and the Central Waterfront

With the upcoming Alaskan Way Viaduct removal, and related construction underway right now, there could be a perception that it is difficult to get Downtown and find parking. The reality is that parking is available in these areas, with several parking lots and garages offering rates lower than on-street… [ Keep reading ]

Mercer West at Summer Fests!

If you’re out enjoying summer festivals this weekend and early August, please stop on by the Seattle Department of Transportation information table to chat about Mercer West! Members of the project team will be at several events coming up: July 29, 2012 | Hispanic Seafair Festival August 3-4  Magnolia SummerFest… [ Keep reading ]


One year after the vehicle booting program launched in July 2011, the City has kicked off a new outreach campaign emphasizing the message “the longer you wait to pay a parking ticket, the more you pay.”  The City wants residents to understand the benefits of paying parking tickets on time… [ Keep reading ]

Save a little with “Best Value” Parking

  In business districts where parking is hard to find, look for “Best Value” parking a little further from the core area. Looking for the best on-street parking spot to save a little money or park a little longer? As the summer progresses, look for the green check mark on… [ Keep reading ]

Coming to a street near you: three-hour on-street parking after 5 pm

There’s good news for enjoying nightlife in Seattle. SDOT is increasing the time allowed for on-street evening parking in certain business districts to three hours instead of the daytime limit of two hours. These areas include the Commercial Core, Pike-Pine, Belltown, Chinatown/International District, Capitol Hill, Uptown, parts of Denny Triangle… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate Mother’s Day on Seattle’s waterfront and get Free Parking for Mom

Enjoy picturesque views, have great food at one of several participating restaurants on the waterfront, visit the Seattle Aquarium, or take your mom on an Argosy Cruise and get up to four hours of free parking. The Washington State Department of Transportation and the City of Seattle are teaming up… [ Keep reading ]

Keeping BTG Accountable

The Bridging the Gap (BTG) Levy Oversight Committee was established as part of the voter approved transportation levy in 2006.  A dedicated group of 15 community members, the committee meets quarterly to track the progress of BTG and ensure that the program is delivering on the promises made to voters. … [ Keep reading ]