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Construction starts on the MLK Jr Way Safety Project, which will improve transit access in South Seattle between Mount Baker Station and the future Judkins Park Station | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog Stats: 1,300 words | 7-minute read On Friday, October 6, 2023, we broke ground on the MLK Jr Way Safety Project in South Seattle with an event at Sam Smith Park which brought together City leaders, partners, and community advocates to celebrate the start of construction on an important… [ Keep reading ]

More street improvements are coming to the Ballard Ave Café Street in October!

Blog stats: 1,450 words | 8-minute read Editor’s Note: this blog post was originally published on July 5, 2023 and has been updated since with the latest project information. At-a-glance Earlier this summer, we outlined the next phase of interim refinements to the Ballard Ave Café Street. Read more below to… [ Keep reading ]

We’ve made taking transit safer and more reliable from Ballard to the U District along the Route 44 corridor | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK 

At-a-glance Thank you, Seattle! The Route 44 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor project is one of seven transit corridors that we are improving thanks to the Levy to Move Seattle. During the past nearly 2 years we’ve partnered with King County Metro to improve transit reliability , reduce transit travel times, and… [ Keep reading ]

New protected bike lane and street paving coming to the Roosevelt neighborhood! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK 

At a Glance Thank you, Seattle! The Levy to Move Seattle, approved by voters in 2015, is helping to fund this important safety project.  We’ve completed the final design of the 11th Ave NE & 12th Ave NE Paving & Safety Project! We are adding to our citywide bicycle network;… [ Keep reading ]

Beyoncé, Mariners Baseball, Construction & More: What’s Happening in Seattle September 1–17

The first half of September this year is huge for music, arts, food, and sports! With so much happening around the city, take this as your guide to getting around Seattle with construction, road closures, and end-of-summer events. At-a-Glance: Click on the links below to read more! Top Events September 1: Waterfront… [ Keep reading ]

Planning is underway for new, safer streets to walk, bike, and bus to future Link station at NE 130th St and I-5

Blog Stats: 1,100 words| 6-minute read At-a-Glance: Improvements are coming to the Pinehurst and Lake City neighborhoods! With the scheduled opening of Sound Transit’s NE 130th St Infill Station in 2026, we’re looking ahead to necessary bike, transit, and pedestrian enhancements along NE 130th St, Roosevelt Way NE, and NE… [ Keep reading ]

New, permanent Healthy Streets locations coming to Seattle!

Editor’s note (August 22, 2023): We originally published this blog post on October 12, 2022, and have updated it since then with the latest information. Please note: you can click on the links below to jump down to any section: We are making 6 new Healthy Streets locations permanent! … [ Keep reading ]

A new, community-requested public space is coming to Belltown!

Blog Stats: 700 words | 4-minute read At-a-Glance: Thanks to input from the Belltown community, we are in the final stages of construction for the 1st & Battery Portal Porch! This outdoor, public space is intended to be a gathering place for anyone to relax and enjoy views of Elliot… [ Keep reading ]

Beacon Hill Bike Route: Completed safety enhancements + 60% design of the bike route | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,300 words | 7-minute read Editor’s Note (August 15, 2023): We originally published this blog post on February 3, 2023, and have updated it since then with the latest information. We recently reached the 60% design milestone for the Beacon Ave S & 15th Ave S Safety Project! By… [ Keep reading ]

New walk/bike signal, crosswalk, traffic-calming landscaped median added to 15th Ave NW paving project in response to community safety conversation | LEVY, SEATTLE TRANSIT MEASURE DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog Stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read The design for the 15th Ave W/NW and Ballard Bridge Paving and Safety Project is complete. We’re scheduled to start construction preparation by the end of the year. Learn more about our plans, including new safety enhancements, traffic calming features, and bus-only lane… [ Keep reading ]