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Following major Vision Zero Safety changes, new Bike & Pedestrian Safety Analysis to help inform Seattle’s approach to eliminating traffic deaths

In December 2019, Mayor Durkan announced a series of steps that the city is taking to make our streets safer and achieve our Vision Zero goal of ending traffic deaths and serious injuries on city streets by 2030. These steps include reducing speed limits to 25 mph across the city,… [ Keep reading ]

MLS Cup Champions – Seattle Sounders hosts celebration parade in downtown Seattle, Tues. Nov 12

Sunday was an …E P I C… day for Seattle Sounders fans! Now here comes the celebratory parade. The Sounders made history at CenturyLink Field on Sunday as the second most attended MSL Cup of all time. Tickets to the 24th MLS Cup sold out in minutes and 69,274… [ Keep reading ]

The Anatomy of a Curb Ramp

Curb ramps make our city more accessible for everyone, & they’re a high priority for our Maintenance Operations Division (MOD) Concrete Crews. Pursuant to a Consent Decree, the City of Seattle builds at least 1250 curb ramps per year, and our MOD Concrete Crews complete a significant portion of… [ Keep reading ]

Don’t Blend In

Commuters watch out for our neon friends! Seattle’s highest collision corridor occurs on Rainier Avenue South. On average, Rainier Avenue South sees one crash per day that takes 45 minutes to clear. Why Rainier Valley? Rainier Valley is home to some of Seattle’s most culture-rich and diverse residents… [ Keep reading ]

Take Pride in Your Ride

Are you ready for Pride Weekend?  Our staff will be marching in the parade and handing out pins, so come grab your transit pride pin (check ’em out below!) and celebrate #RideTransitMonth and Seattle Pride!  With Seattle Transportation Benefit District funds, we’ve added over 6,800 weekly… [ Keep reading ]

Seawolves Championship Rally

F R I.  J U N 21 Congratulations to the Seattle Seawolves! Mayor Jenny A. Durkan will host the Seattle Seawolves to celebrate their historic back-to-back 2019 Major League Rugby Championship victory and help raise the Seawolves flag. Event: Seawolves rally: 10:15 AM on the Seattle City Plaza…. [ Keep reading ]

A FREE Rainier Valley style & safety event w/Aramis Hamer

Rainier Valley is a multifaceted collection of communities in southeast Seattle anchored together by Rainier Ave S. The community is home to some of Seattle’s most culture-rich and diverse residents and schools. Rainier Ave S is also home to Seattle’s highest collision corridor. On average, Rainier Ave… [ Keep reading ]

Come celebrate “Aurora Bright Dawn” this weekend!

Neighborhood Street Fund Project “Aurora Bright Dawn” Dedication this Weekend Come celebrate the public art dedication for this spectacular new pedestrian bridge artwork in the Aurora-Licton Springs neighborhood! This event is on International Sculpture Day, and is being promoted by Americans for the Arts. Event Details: When: Saturday, April… [ Keep reading ]

We studied how we use public spaces. And the results may surprise you.

SDOT city planners launched a first-of-a-kind public life study to collect “people-centered data.” Last summer, when our urban planners launched SDOT’s first-ever public life study (pssst: this is the first ever for any municipal transportation agency in the country!), they weren’t exactly sure what they’d find. One thing we were… [ Keep reading ]

Keeping you in the Levy loop.

We completed a comprehensive reassessment on the Levy to Move Seattle. Last fall, we completed a comprehensive reassessment on the Levy to Move Seattle under the leadership of Mayor Durkan. The update was based on more realistic assumptions than we used in 2015. This is an update on… [ Keep reading ]