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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 ]

New drawings illustrate potential ideas for Aurora Ave N as we continue building safety upgrades in 2024 | Take our survey by April 5

Blog stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read At-a-Glance: Aurora Ave N is one of Seattle’s busiest streets connecting many neighborhoods, businesses, and travelers every day. We are sharing several conceptual ideas to help envision potential future improvements along Aurora Ave N. These early sketches would require additional outreach, design, and… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Transportation Plan | Mayor Bruce Harrell’s Recommended Seattle Transportation Plan goes to City Council for adoption 

Editor’s Note (April 26, 2024): The Seattle City Council unanimously voted to adopt the Seattle Transportation Plan on April 23. This makes the Seattle Transportation Plan the City of Seattle’s official 20-year vision for the future of transportation in Seattle. Click here to go to the English version of this… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]