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New protected bike lane and street paving coming to the Roosevelt neighborhood! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK 

At a Glance Thank you, Seattle! The Levy to Move Seattle, approved by voters in 2015, is helping to fund this important safety project.  We’ve completed the final design of the 11th Ave NE & 12th Ave NE Paving & Safety Project! We are adding to our citywide bicycle network;… [ Keep reading ]

New walk/bike signal, crosswalk, traffic-calming landscaped median added to 15th Ave NW paving project in response to community safety conversation | LEVY, SEATTLE TRANSIT MEASURE DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog Stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read The design for the 15th Ave W/NW and Ballard Bridge Paving and Safety Project is complete. We’re scheduled to start construction preparation by the end of the year. Learn more about our plans, including new safety enhancements, traffic calming features, and bus-only lane… [ Keep reading ]

SPRING 2023 HIGHLIGHTS | Street trees, South Park upgrades, Safe Routes to School, and more!

Last fall, we started sharing regular seasonal updates with you. These posts highlight the many things we’ve worked on to keep Seattleites moving safely by all modes. Let us put a spring in your step with our recent highlights from spring 2023! Quick links to stories below: Seattle’s street trees … [ Keep reading ]

Slow the Flock Down: watch for active school zones this summer!

Blog Stats: 370 words | 2-minute read The regular school year may have ended, but safety in school zones is critical year-round! Not only are many students participating in summer programs at schools throughout Seattle, but kids should feel safe walking, biking, rolling, and playing around their neighborhoods at any… [ Keep reading ]

Vision Zero | We’ve elevated our City Traffic Engineer to Chief Transportation Safety Officer 

Blog stats: 950 words | 5-minute read At-a-glance SDOT Director Greg Spotts has elevated our City Traffic Engineer, Venu Nemani, to the position of Chief Transportation Safety Officer. In this leadership role, Venu will report to Senior Deputy Director Francisca Stefan and will lead the Vision Zero team, allowing for… [ Keep reading ]

New Alaskan Way protected bike lane design closes a critical gap between the Elliott Bay Trail and the Waterfront Bike Path | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog Stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read We’ve reached the 30% design milestone of a protected bike lane on Alaskan Way from Virginia St to Broad St! The connection creates an intuitive, safer route for people biking and scooting between the future Waterfront Bike Path and the Elliott Bay Trail…. [ Keep reading ]

USDOT awards Seattle $2 million to study rail safety around S Holgate St in SODO

Blog Stats: 1,300 words | 7-minute read Editor’s Note (January 4, 2024): A link to our grant application document was added. Editor’s Note (June 26, 2023): This blog was updated for clarity and to add details about an additional $400,000 supplemental grant from WSDOT. At-a-glance: We are excited to receive… [ Keep reading ]

Implementing Vision Zero Recommendations at Truck & Bike Safety Fair promotes safety with live demonstrations, activities, and family fun  

Blog Stats: 475 words | 4-minute read Seattleites of all ages had a great time this past weekend at the 2023 Truck & Bike Safety Fair in Georgetown! This event was paused during the pandemic but returned this year to provide people of every bike skill level the chance to… [ Keep reading ]

Aurora Ave N: New safety upgrades & community design workshops | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 6-minute read Editor’s Note (June 2, 2023): We originally published this blog post on May 12, 2023, and have continued to update it since then with the latest community design workshop information. At-a-glance: Aurora Ave N is one of Seattle’s major north-south travel routes but… [ Keep reading ]

No Turn On Red restrictions expanding to Aurora Ave I Vision Zero

Blog stats: 950 words I 5-minute read Editor’s note (September 15, 2023): We originally published this blog post on May 4, 2023, and have updated it since then with the latest information.  At-a-glance We’re adding 59 new No Turn on Red signs at multiple intersections along Aurora Ave N!  One… [ Keep reading ]