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Snow is here! You’ll see some light snow this morning, and possibly Wednesday night into early Thursday. We’re prepared, and you can be too. 

Earlier this month, we shared tips to stay safe and prepared for snow. Read more: Remember, you can count on us to clear major streets, but crews can’t be everywhere at once. It is everyone’s responsibility to clear ice and snow from the sidewalks around their homes and businesses to… [ Keep reading ]

We applied for a $2 million federal grant for data-driven curb space management

Summary: Since 2010, we’ve been a national leader in managing public curb space and using data to inform on-street parking rates. We’ve submitted a new $2 million federal grant application to the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to build on this success and extend our data-driven approach to commercial vehicle… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Sand Point Way is safer thanks to the Levy to Move Seattle 

Summary: One part of our Vision Zero effort is transforming major arterial streets like Sand Point Way by slowing speeds, making them safer and more accessible for people walking and rolling, and partnering with other City departments and neighbors to connect people to community hubs.  We completed our work on… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Repaving & bridge safety upgrades in Ballard start in 2023 – please take our survey to help us minimize traffic effects

Summary: Thank you, Seattle! Your Levy to Move Seattle dollars are funding major improvements on 15th Ave W/NW and a seismic retrofit of the Leary Way Bridge (just north of the Ballard Bridge), which will make it safer in the event of an earthquake. We’re currently designing paving and other… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | New crosswalks and bike lanes, new and repaired stairways, nearly 10 miles of repaved streets, and more thanks to your Levy dollars

We are pleased to present the Q3 2022 Levy to Move Seattle Report! The report highlights work funded by the voter-approved Levy to Move Seattle (thank you, Seattle!) from July through September 2022. More information can also be found in the online Levy dashboard. Finishing strong on the Levy is… [ Keep reading ]

Help protect first responders working in the street during Crash Responder Safety Week: November 14-18, 2022

Summary: This week is Crash Responder Safety Week, a national initiative to raise awareness about first responders and the work they do in the street to support the safety of the traveling public. The safety week runs from November 14-18, 2022 – but the effort is critical to keep in mind… [ Keep reading ]

Share your input on the design of the Alki Point Healthy Street

At our project open house on Wednesday, Nov. 9, we shared design plans for the Alki Point Healthy Street. We want your feedback on the design of the Healthy Street, including signs, landscaping, travel lanes, and traffic calming elements such as traffic circles and curb bulbs. For anyone who couldn’t… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Month | Healthy Streets updates, Seattle Transportation Plan outreach, tips for fall and winter weather, and more! 

In case you missed it, we’re sharing highlights from the SDOT Blog each month. Here are some of our top posts from October. SDOT Blog Monthly Highlights – October 2022 Find out what’s next for Healthy Streets in Seattle  Seattle Transportation Plan | More ways for you to share your… Filed Under: Accessibility, Busses, Community Involvement, SDOT, Transit, Trees and Vegetation, Winter WeatherTagged With: , ,

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | East Marginal Way project reaches major milestone! We’re hiring a contractor to start construction on safety and freight mobility improvements in 2023.

Summary: We are improving East Marginal Way with your Levy to Move Seattle dollars! The project is divided into three parts, and we are starting the process of hiring a contractor to construct the first part – the North Segment – which runs from S Spokane St to S Atlantic… [ Keep reading ]

Bike or scoot your way to transit and earn rewards along the way, with new pilot program!

Summary: We’ve launched a new pilot program to encourage people to bike and scoot their way to transit, and we want you to try it out! Ride any bike share or scooter share service to select transit hubs and save up to $8 on your trip. You can earn discounted… [ Keep reading ]