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New! ‘Flip Your Trip West Seattle’ encourages use of transit, vanpool, shared bikes and scooters during the West Seattle Bridge closure

Starting today, people who live or work in West Seattle can visit FlipYourTrip.org to sign up for a comprehensive travel options program that includes a $25 sign-up bonus for free rides on transit and scooter/bike-share, or free vanpool fares. The program also offers trip planning assistance, special informational events, as well as an opportunity to earn more free rides.  We launched Flip Your Trip West Seattle to support people in getting around without driving… [ Keep reading ]

Pioneer Square fall clean-up event a big success – thank you to everyone who volunteered!

Come one, come all! This past weekend, we teamed up with the Alliance for Pioneer Square, a local non-profit organization, and a group of 30 community volunteers, to help clean up a six-block stretch of 1st Ave S in the historic Pioneer Square neighborhood. This work helped support and advance… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | The Northgate Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge is almost here! We’re celebrating all the ways we’ve designed and built the bridge to help our community thrive

Join us on October 2 for the grand opening of the Northgate Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge and ribbon cutting ceremony. Visit our website for event details.  First up: designing for accessibility.  The City of Seattle strives to make city programs, services, and activities equally accessible to all. The Northgate Pedestrian and… [ Keep reading ]

West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting #23

On Wednesday, September 15, we held the 23rd West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force (CTF) Meeting. You can watch the meeting in full by clicking the below link: West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting #23 At the meeting, we discussed the following. Clicking on the text will bring you to the time in the… [ Keep reading ]

We’re helping provide free accessible cycling rentals for people with disabilities to experience the joy of riding, in partnership with the Outdoors for All Foundation – find out how to participate this month

Summary: This summer, we’ve continued our partnership with the Outdoors for All Foundation to bring free adaptive cycling rentals for people of all ages and abilities at Magnuson Park and at various parks in the city, through the end of September. There’s still time to participate this month! Join us… [ Keep reading ]

We are funding increased King County Water Taxi service to and from West Seattle this winter!

We worked with King County Metro to reach an agreement which will provide increased King County water taxi service to and from West Seattle this fall and winter. Under this agreement, the West Seattle water taxi will continue to operate at summertime service levels from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week! The Water Taxi’s summer sailing schedule was set to… [ Keep reading ]

Walking, rolling, or riding transit on 23rd Ave E/24th Ave E? We’re making improvements for safety and mobility starting in October.

We reached a huge milestone in the final phase of the 23rd Ave E Vision Zero project this month. We have selected Gary Merlino Construction Company as our contractor, and they will start work in the coming weeks. In spring 2020, this project was paused due to COVID-19 related budget impacts. Earlier this year,… [ Keep reading ]

Simple, effective hardened center lines coming to Rainier Ave S

Update – September 13, 2021: We updated the map graphic and list of intersections along Rainier Ave S where hardened center lines will be installed, to fix several cross-street names that had been mislabeled. Laymaha wadada dhexe oo sahlan waxna tariya ayaa imaandoono Rainier Ave S. ወደ ሬኒየር ጎዳና ደቡብ… [ Keep reading ]

Join the Seattle Fire and Police Departments in a short ceremony to commemorate the 20-year anniversary of 9/11 | This event will be live-streamed on Saturday, September 11, from 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. by the Seattle Channel

On Saturday, September 11, the Seattle Fire and Police Departments will live-stream a small ceremony to commemorate the 20-year anniversary of 9/11. The ceremony begins at 11 a.m. and will end around 11:30 a.m. While we would have hoped to have been together in person, this is an opportunity to… [ Keep reading ]

We traveled to West Seattle on the Water Taxi with Seattleites from the Lake City and South Park Senior Centers!

Together with the Lake City and South Park Senior Centers, we recently took a couple of field trips as part of our Senior Regional Reduced Fare Permit (RRFP) Program! On the trip, we took the bus with senior Seattle residents from the Lake City and South Park Senior Centers to the Water Taxi in downtown. We rode the Water Taxi to West Seattle, and enjoyed lunch from local restaurant Marination Ma Kai. Yum!  Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Community… [ Keep reading ]