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Safe Routes to School Update

SDOT’s Safe Routes to School program has completed three projects that will significantly improve walking routes to schools.  One block from Concord Elementary School in the South Park neighborhood, SDOT completed a crossing improvement that connects Concord Elementary School with the new Cesar Chavez Park and the heart of the… [ Keep reading ]

Improving Your Walk Home – 35th Ave S

Thanks to the Bridging the Gap levy pedestrians are finding it easier to get around Seattle.  More than 10 blocks of new sidewalk have been constructed this year, most of the work is happening in SE Seattle.  The new sidewalks are helping connect schools, businesses, community centers, transit and light… [ Keep reading ]

Making Transportation Options Accessible

Lots of transportation changes are happening in Southeast Seattle. Link light rail, Metro bus route restructuring, along with new sidewalks, bike facilities, and parking regulations are all contributing to building a community where there are more choices for getting around. SDOT recognizes the importance of making sure people have the… [ Keep reading ]

2nd Update: Bike and truck improvements for south end Ballard Bridge

Thanks for all of the thoughtful input! Because so many comments have been received, we need more than two days to consider them. Part of our process will include convening a small group of bicycle and freight interests to discuss feedback. Please check back in two weeks to learn more… [ Keep reading ]

Making Connections

Draft recommendations for Westlake Hub to connect bus, streetcar and light rail What is a transportation hub, and what makes for a good one? For starters, usually lots of transit service coming together that brings great regional access with just a single ride or transfer. In many cases this “hub”… [ Keep reading ]

Digging through the data: KAB Study

What do you think about pedestrian safety in your neighborhood? And what do you do—as a driver and as a pedestrian—to make it safer to walk in Seattle? SDOT recently asked these questions and a lot more, of 700 Seattle residents as part of a knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors (KAB)… [ Keep reading ]

Managing Travelers

Marion Street paving began this week and it’s been a tightrope act balancing foot, bike, car, freight AND ferry traffic.  Coordination with the Washington State Ferries started months ago and continues as we monitor the work’s status.  To ease congestion construction is being phased to keep two lanes of Marion… [ Keep reading ]

Getting to the root of the matter

Work on the Duwamish Trail along West Marginal Way is expected to wrap up this week. Crews fixed a portion of the trail that had been damaged by giant tree roots.  Pedestrians and bicyclists are being detoured temporarily from the trail onto West Marginal Way SW.  But soon, everyone will… [ Keep reading ]

Come play in the street this Saturday

It’s a great summer for playing in the street. Come on out and have a picnic in the street, play scrabble, teach your kid to ride their bike, have fun! The next Seattle Summer Streets party is in Rainier Valley on Rainier Avenue S between S Alaska and S Orcas… [ Keep reading ]

A straight path for pedestrians

Crossing the street to avoid a blocked sidewalk next to a construction zone is about to become an infrequent experience for Seattle’s walkers.  SDOT briefed the Seattle City Council Transportation Committee this morning on a proposed set of new guidelines and regulations governing pedestrian pathways around construction zones.  You can… [ Keep reading ]