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VISION ZERO | Stop for Flock’s Sake! Every intersection is a crosswalk.

Summary: We’re launching a new set of billboards and ads as part of our grant-funded public safety education and awareness campaign. State law specifies that drivers must stop for pedestrians at practically all intersections, whether or not there is a painted crosswalk. Through a Safe System approach, we continue to… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Construction starts this month on Green Lake Outer Loop project and new bike lane along Aurora Ave N

We are excited that this month we expect to begin construction of a new bike lane on Aurora Ave N, along the western edge of Green Lake! The Green Lake Outer Loop project will complete the outer biking path around Green Lake to complement the historic inner path along the… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Month | Honoring the Americans with Disabilities Act, designing a better Aurora Ave N, exploring Seattle’s bridges, and more! 

In case you missed it, we’re sharing highlights from the SDOT Blog each month. Here are some of our top blog posts from August. SDOT Blog Monthly Highlights – August 2022  In honor of the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, here are some ways we help make Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

All about our new Sidewalk Accessibility Guide

We are excited to announce the launch of our new Sidewalk Accessibility Guide! This website is a one-stop shop for increasing property owner awareness and knowledge about sidewalk responsibilities. We have also designed this site to ensure this information is accessible, including for blind and low-vision people who use screen readers. Sidewalks are… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Take our survey to help develop a better, safer Aurora Avenue N and learn about other projects in the area!

Editor’s Note (9/30/2022): This blog post was updated to note that the survey has been extended through October 7, 2022. Summary: We’re planning improvements to Aurora Ave N as part of the Aurora Ave Project and want to hear from you via our quick survey, open now through October 7,… [ Keep reading ]

In honor of the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, here are some ways we help make Seattle more accessible. 

Last week was the 32nd anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In honor of this important milestone, let’s talk about our work to make Seattle’s transportation system more accessible for people of all ages and abilities. First, some background: the ADA is a federal law… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Help us choose the next locations for our Even Better Bike Lane pilot program

Status update – August 19, 2022: Thank you to everyone who participated in the Twitter poll for the Even Better Bike Lanes pilot locations. After 484 votes, the winning location is westbound S Othello St from 45th Ave S to Martin Luther King Jr Way S! Our project team is… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Spring and summer construction season is here, which means your Levy dollars have been hard at work in the second quarter of 2022 

We are pleased to share the Levy to Move Seattle Q2 2022 Report with you!  This report is a summary of work that we completed with Levy to Move Seattle funding in the second quarter of 2022 (April through June). Check out our online dashboard for all the details!   We want to take a… [ Keep reading ]

Check out our latest quarterly report for Reconnect West Seattle – Quarter 2, 2022

We have completed 59 of the 70 Reconnect West Seattle Implementation Plan projects from 2020-2022. We have completed 51 of the 64 Home Zone project elements. And we have completed 275 traffic mitigation projects since March 2020. Overview Reconnect West Seattle was developed in response to the unexpected closure of… [ Keep reading ]

Coming soon to Ballard Ave NW: improvements for people walking and nearby businesses

In June, we shared a blog post highlighting an exciting partnership with Councilmember Dan Strauss, the Ballard Alliance, and local businesses to further improve mobility and access for people walking and support businesses on Ballard Ave NW between 20th Ave NW and 22nd Ave NW, also known as the Ballard… Filed Under: Accessibility, Parking, Pedestrians, Safety, SDOT, Traffic and ConstructionTagged With: , , , , , , , ,