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Be Super Safe Seattle!

Today Mayor McGinn and SDOT announced the launch of Seattle’s Road Safety Action Plan and the beginning of a new road safety campaign – Be Super Safe Seattle! The goal of the Action Plan and the campaign is to eliminate fatalities and serious injuries on Seattle’s Streets. That’s right, eliminate!… [ Keep reading ]

I Bike SEA

I Bike SEA is about making cycling a normal form of transportation. It’s about discovering that you don’t have to be a ‘cyclist’ to go by bike. I Bike SEA invites you to join a two week “shift” to fun and inclusive cycling for everyone. Residents (especially you, ladies)… [ Keep reading ]

Want to Tame Traffic in Your Neighborhood?

Mark your Calendar:  September 12, 6:30 -7:30 p.m. Sick and tired of cars racing through your neighborhood?  Worried about the safety of pedestrians and bicycle riders on your streets – especially concerned for your own or neighbors’ children? Wish you could do something about it?  Well, you can.  Did… [ Keep reading ]

Two-Way Mercer Street Coming Soon!

As neighbors in the South Lake Union community know well, the Seattle Department of Transportation’s Mercer Corridor Project has been under major construction since mid-2010. On August 27, following a full weekend closure of the I-5 on- and off-ramps at Mercer Street, this major roadway improvement project will reach a… [ Keep reading ]

Signs, signs, everywhere signs!

Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) crews have had a busy year.  The first part of the year was spent installing signs, guardrail and crash cushions and now they are busy restriping our roads all across the city.  Once summer turns into fall and the wet weather, crews will switch back… [ Keep reading ]

Northgate Construction Update: Completing Phase One

The NE Northgate Way & 5th Avenue NE Intersection and Pedestrian Improvements Project (say THAT fast five times) soon moves to Phase Two.  This week, crews have been installing sections of stamped concrete cross walk, constructing sidewalks, paving the roadway and building a landscaped median (on NE Northgate Way just west of Fifth Avenue… [ Keep reading ]

What’s with the scaffolding on the King Street Station tower?

If you have been wondering what’s going on now at the King Street Station (KSS), you’ve got company!  The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has had many inquiries about the scaffolding that now adorns the 12 story clock tower.   The restoration project is now in the midst of Phase 2B… [ Keep reading ]

Get Fit, Get Healthy with the Walk Bike Ride Challenge!

Last week we gave you a breakdown on how each of Seattle’s neighborhoods was stacking up in the Walk Bike Ride Challenge. This week we thought we’d share some of the Challenge’s great health benefits! In the U.S. over 16% of the population has a gym membership, yet we often… [ Keep reading ]

Watch out for striping crews!

Summer is officially here and the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) crews are out all over the city restriping roadway markings – lane lines along arterials, crosswalks and bike lanes and sharrows.  This work is an annual rite of summer and there is a small window to get this work… [ Keep reading ]

Mercer West at Summer Fests!

If you’re out enjoying summer festivals this weekend and early August, please stop on by the Seattle Department of Transportation information table to chat about Mercer West! Members of the project team will be at several events coming up: July 29, 2012 | Hispanic Seafair Festival August 3-4  Magnolia SummerFest… [ Keep reading ]