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Alki Point Healthy Street update: We’ve added more features based on community requests and will move forward with construction this summer

Blog stats: 1,400 words | 7-minute read At-a-glance: We’re moving forward to install the permanent features on Alki Point Healthy Street in West Seattle. More than two years of outreach and engagement have resulted in a final design that includes many elements requested by the community. These include a 10-foot-wide… [ Keep reading ]

Clear direction to prevent serious crashes in Seattle: Vision Zero Action Plan update

Blog stats: 1,600 words | 8-minute read At-a-glance: As part of our ongoing commitment to prevent serious injuries and deaths of people traveling on Seattle streets, we have released a new Vision Zero Action Plan. The plan sets a bold strategy to improve traffic safety, establishing 22 broad strategies and… [ Keep reading ]

We’re exploring a better connection to bike, walk, and roll between Highland Park and the Duwamish River Trail. Share your thoughts by June 15.

Blog stats: 850 words | 4-minute read At-a-Glance: We are designing an improved path for people to walk, roll, and bike along Highland Park Way SW from SW Holden St to West Marginal Way SW and the Duwamish River Trail. Community input from you and your neighbors will help us… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s first protected intersection opens at Thomas St and Dexter Ave N in South Lake Union

Blog stats: 800 words | 4-minute read At-a-glance: We opened the new protected intersection at Thomas St and Dexter Ave in South Lake Union. Here’s a quick overview of how the new intersection works and other important upgrades taking place along Thomas St in this part of South Lake Union…. [ Keep reading ]

Interested in serving as a community representative on a Seattle transportation advisory board or committee? Learn more about current and upcoming volunteer opportunities.

Editor’s Note (May 3, 2024): We originally published this blog post on March 9, 2022, and have continued to update it since then with the latest information. Summary: Below you can find ‘drop-down’ links to each individual board and committee, as well as general information about the application process: Promoting… [ Keep reading ]

May is Bike Everywhere Month – Let’s get ready to ride! 

Blog stats: 1,500 words | 7-minute read Dust off your helmet, fill up your tires, and grab your friends and family. We’re kicking off Bike Everywhere Month today and throughout the month of May! We hope you can join the celebration and enjoy biking as part of your everyday trips… [ Keep reading ]

Play Streets are Free, Fun, & For Everyone – Sign up by June 2 to participate in Seattle’s Play Streets Week this June 15-23! 

Blog stats: 500 words | 3-minute read Celebrate the start of summer with Play Streets Week: June 15 through June 23, 2024. Summer is a wonderful time to go outside, enjoy the sunshine, and connect with your community.  Our Play Streets program is a great way to close your street… [ Keep reading ]

In celebration of Earth Month, learn how Waterfront Seattle is helping to keep residents, Elliott Bay, and its marine neighbors healthy

Blog stats: 3,000 words | 15-minute read Editor’s Note: This is a blog post from the Waterfront Seattle Program. The Waterfront Seattle Program is a collaboration between the Office of the Waterfront and Civic Projects and other Seattle departments including the Mayor’s Office, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), Planning… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | 2023 Levy to Move Seattle Annual Report  

We are pleased to present the 2023 Levy to Move Seattle Annual Report. This report highlights our work in 2023 that was funded by your tax dollars through the voter-approved Levy to Move Seattle. Thanks to Seattle voters, the Levy to Move Seattle helped to add new sidewalks and crosswalks,… [ Keep reading ]

Earth Day 2024 | Let’s take the next step together to address climate change through sustainable transportation

Blog stats: 1,400 words | 7-minute read At-a-glance: Climate change is one of the greatest challenges and opportunities facing our city, country, and planet as a whole. We are ready to rise to the occasion and take the next step together with you. Our Climate Change Response Framework and Mayor… [ Keep reading ]