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South Seattle safety & bike projects moving forward with completed designs! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK 

Construction crews paving new southbound bike ramp at I-90 Trail. Photo SDOT. Blog stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read Editor’s note: We published a previous blog post on these projects on Dec. 1, 2023. This post provides the latest project details and several progress updates since that post. At-a-glance: Design… [ Keep reading ]

Construction Ahead: Ballard and Interbay-area paving, safety, and bridge projects moving forward | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read At-a-glance: Project overview 15th Ave W/NW & Ballard Bridge Paving & Safety Project This project aims to keep people and goods moving and includes enhancements to make the RapidRide D bus line more reliable and to make travel safer for everyone. We completed… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Year | SDOT’s 2023 Highlights!

Blog stats: 500 words | 3-minute read 2023 was another major year for the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and our work to keep Seattle moving forward. Our theme for the year was “Delivery: fast and flavorful, in concert with our values.” We focused on accelerating projects to provide more… [ Keep reading ]

Winter weather is in the forecast – how to be prepared & stay informed

Blog stats: 500 words | 3-minute read At-a-glance: Later this week, temperatures in the Seattle area are forecasted to drop well below freezing, with a chance of precipitation and potential snow. Strong winds are also expected earlier in the week. While the forecast can always change, it’s important for everyone… [ Keep reading ]

Major projects move a step closer to construction: Route 40 upgrades for 7,500+ daily riders, Ravenna area paving & safety, bridge seismic strengthening, Safe Routes to School, and more! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,500 words | 7-minute read At-a-glance: 1) Route 40 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor project Reducing transit travel times, improving transit reliability, and increasing safety and transit access along the Route 40 corridor, from Northgate to Pioneer Square Status: Key features include: You can find more information on our website… [ Keep reading ]

New Safe Routes to School annual report highlights investments in Seattle students biking, walking, and rolling!

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 5-minute read At a Glance: Safe Routes to School is a national movement to make it easier and safer to walk, bike, and roll to school to build community, support students to get exercise, improve safety, and reduce pollution. Seattle’s Safe Routes to School program… [ Keep reading ]

Waterfront Seattle | Traffic calming, wider sidewalks, improved crossings, greenery, and more coming to Pioneer Square

Blog stats: 900 words | 5-minute read Editor’s Note: This is a blog post from the Waterfront Seattle Program. The Waterfront Seattle Program is led by the City of Seattle’s Office of the Waterfront and Civic Projects, working closely with other City departments, external partners, civic leaders, stakeholders, and the… [ Keep reading ]

Data shows more people biking & walking along West Marginal Way SW without impacting freight travel | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 5-minute read At-a-glance: Post-project results The West Marginal Way SW Safety Corridor Project has led to several notable outcomes, including safety benefits for people biking, walking, rolling, and driving. Travel volumes Supporting our Vision Zero efforts This project closely aligns with our Vision Zero plan… [ Keep reading ]

South Seattle safety and bike projects are making exciting progress! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,800 words | 9-minute read We are committed to building safety and mobility improvements in South Seattle. The four Levy to Move Seattle-funded projects detailed in this blog are a top priority for our entire department. We are working hard to deliver these important safety improvements for everyone…. [ Keep reading ]

Update: Automated Enforcement pilot program adds cameras to increase data set for a more robust analysis

Update, December 1, 2023: This blog post was originally posted in November 2021 and has been updated with the latest information. Update (December 2023) The transit lane traffic safety camera on the West Seattle Bridge (high bridge), just east of State Route 99, has been activated. The new traffic camera… [ Keep reading ]