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Get a (Discounted!) Safe Ride This Pride Weekend

Seattle will be celebrating our Pride this weekend, and helping you to get home safe afterward. Whether you’re enjoying events throughout Capitol Hill on Saturday, or the parade through downtown and Seattle Center celebrations on Sunday, enjoy discounted rideshare services all weekend long This weekend our city will be celebrating… [ Keep reading ]

New Vision Zero Dashboard now online!

We are happy to announce the new Vision Zero Dashboard is now live! This new desktop tool provides an easy-to-use interface for everyone to see Vision Zero stats at a glance and learn about police-reported collisions that happen in your area. Using data such as this helps SDOT to plan and prioritize projects around the city equitably…. [ Keep reading ]

Yard signs, get your Vision Zero yard signs!

Maybe you’ve noticed—we’re kind of into signs here at SDOT. We’ve been getting a lot of requests lately for our Vision Zero yard signs. We’ve seen them popping up in traffic circles and planting strips in neighborhoods across the city. And you can get your very own. Get a sign of… [ Keep reading ]

New Vision Zero Dashboard Coming Soon!

Vision Zero is excited to have worked closely with the University of Washington Information School  to make collision data more interactive and accessible to everyone.  Educating people about what is happening in their neighborhood and citywide streets is one of the key elements to making Vision Zero successful.  Collision data… [ Keep reading ]

New Safe Routes to School Crossing in Greenwood is Complete

SDOT crews have completed a new school crossing at N 80th St and 1st Ave N that provides a safer way for kids to cross the street to get to Greenwood Elementary School and St John Catholic School. Improvements include a new curb bulb, curb ramps compliant with the Americans with… [ Keep reading ]

An Alligator in the Passenger Seat? Keeping Drivers off Their Phones

It’s tempting to check your Facebook page, hit that ‘like’ button, or send a quick text while you’re driving. But is it worth the risk? We don’t think so, which is why we’ve launched a Vision Zero education campaign that targets distracted driving, encouraging people to do whatever it takes to… [ Keep reading ]

Raising Safety Awareness through Tiny PSA’s

SDOT is putting together a series of what we’re calling ‘Tiny PSAs’ (public service announcements) to remind people of the rules of the road, highlight new safety projects, and spread the word about Vision Zero, Seattle’s plan to end traffic deaths and serious injuries on our streets by 2030.  Education efforts like… [ Keep reading ]

Share Your Thoughts on Transportation Improvements in Ballard

Ballard has become one of Seattle’s most popular and fastest-growing neighborhoods. Featuring great places to live, shop and play, it is also home to many maritime and industrial jobs. As the neighborhood grows, it is important to identify and prioritize ways to make it easier to walk, bike and ride… [ Keep reading ]

2nd Ave Safety Project Update

Later this year, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) plans to make several upgrades to 2nd Ave between Pike St and Denny Way. To improve the safety and efficiency of travel and bike connections in downtown, SDOT will make traffic signal improvements, pedestrian improvements, and extend the existing 2nd protected… [ Keep reading ]