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Roadside Chat with Michele Domingo, Manager of the Office of Equity and Economic Inclusion

Michele Domingo sporting a safety mask during the pandemic

Travel Alert: West Seattle Low Bridge maintenance scheduled for weekend of May 29-31

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will be working at night on the West Seattle Spokane Street Low Bridge the weekend of May 29-31. We will be doing necessary maintenance work on the low bridge’s controls and communications systems that are used to operate the bridge. The work will be… [ Keep reading ]

Roadside Chat with Jeanné Clark, SDOT Creative Services Manager

Transportation has long been at the heart of Jeanné’s career. Prior to SDOT, she worked with WSDOT on theSR 520 Floating Bridge and theAlaskan Way Viaduct. When Jeanné first came to SDOT in 2017, her job was to helpshapeand improve oursocial media,blog, andweb presence. She helped form a creative services… [ Keep reading ]

Roadside chat with Dongho Chang, City Traffic Engineer

3 min read (and it’s worth it). You may know him fromTwitter (with an impressive 8,000 followers). Dongho Chang is Seattle’s Traffic Engineer, so he knows a thing or two about the work we do here at the City. I sat down with him atMonorail Espresso to talk about his… [ Keep reading ]

Wrapping up the final phase of the 35th Ave NE project

We’re wrapping up the final phase of the 35thAve NE project, and it will be completed as soon as Monday April 27. Most of the work was completed in 2019, but there are a few remaining items to complete the project in its entirety. In this final phase we’re installing… [ Keep reading ]

Improving 5-way intersection by Spokane Street Low Bridge

Keeping people moving through West Seattle is one of our top priorities during the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge closure. Concurrently, our other priorities are maintaining public safety, stabilizing the high-rise bridge, assessing repair feasibly, maintaining the Spokane Low Bridge, and clear communication and transparency. Our traffic engineers are evaluating intersections and arterial… [ Keep reading ]

An SDOT message for Earth Day

Our Director, Sam Zimbabwe, shares a message for Earth Day. As Sam says in the video, fightingtheclimatecrisisby lowering our city’s carbon emissions isessential to all of us at the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT). In Seattle,transportationis thelargestcontributor togreenhouse gases. “Ifour currentglobal pandemichas taught me anything, it’s that we can work… [ Keep reading ]

Announcing Stay Healthy Streets

Walk, roll, and bike locally while keeping six feet apart Like the rest of the world, here in Seattle we’re rethinking how we live and move around our city during the COVID 19 crisis. Today Mayor Durkan announced new guidelines to allow continued use of parks, farmers markets, and neighborhood… [ Keep reading ]


西雅圖交通部正在將餐廳附近的街邊停車位改為臨時的三分鐘乘客上落食物區,方便於外賣司機和顧客停車領取外賣也同時鼓勵保持社交距離防範措施。 English-version of this blog here. 這些新的臨時乘客上落食物區將以乘客上落食物區標誌作標記,並在臨時架子和柱子上標有特殊標識。 大多數乘客上落食物區長約 40 英尺,並可容大約兩輛車每次停留三分鐘。 我們將繼續安裝這些標誌。 如果您是餐廳老闆並想要在餐廳附近設立乘客上落食物區,請致電 (206) 684-ROAD 或寄送電郵至。 聯絡我們時,請向我們提供貴公司的地址和聯絡方式。 然後我們將盡快確認附近是否有合適的空間來新增設臨時乘客上落取餐區。

Drive Safely – Our Healthcare Professionals are Busy Enough

Cities across the continent – from Toronto to New York City – are noticing an increase in driving speeds during this pandemic. This is due, in part, to the fact that cars tend to slow down other cars. Without traffic, those still on the road are more likely to speed…. [ Keep reading ]