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Progress on Transit Upgrades, Paving, Safer Bike Connections in South Seattle, Bridge Strengthening, and More | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 2,400 words | 12-minute read At-a-glance: This blog post highlights various projects moving into construction. It is not a comprehensive list of all current or upcoming SDOT projects. 1) Georgetown to Downtown Safety Project A new connection will complete the north-south bike trail system between Seattle and South… [ Keep reading ]

Alaskan Way Safety Project nears 100% design milestone | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,100 words | 6-minute read At-a-glance: We’re nearing final design on the Alaskan Way Safety Project and would like to share an overview of what the project will build, and how it ties in with other projects in the area. Once complete, this project will support a safer,… [ 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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

Mayor Harrell Proposes $1.35B Transportation Levy for Safe, Reliable, and Connected Seattle

Blog stats: 2,200 words | 11-minute read At-a-glance: Proposed funding would invest in maintenance and modernization of public infrastructure Seattle’s transportation system is critical to a thriving city that connects people to places and opportunities. Our current transportation levy provides roughly 30% of SDOT’s annual budget and expires this year…. [ Keep reading ]

Women’s History Month | A Roadside Chat with Sara Colling

Blog stats: 400 words | 2-minute read We’re hosting this Roadside Chat and other updates from our team at the Seattle Department of Transportation to celebrate Women’s History Month 2024! This month’s theme is “Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.” We hope you enjoy this conversation with Sara… [ Keep reading ]