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LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | JULY 31: Join us on a bike ride & scavenger hunt to celebrate the completion of the Green Lake and Wallingford Paving & Multi-Modal Improvements Project!

After two years of construction, we are thrilled to be wrapping up improvements around Green Lake and Wallingford. This was possible with your tax dollars through the Levy to Move Seattle! Paving is complete, new traffic signals/flashing beacons are activated, new bus stops are in place, and hundreds of ADA… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | We’re on schedule to complete upgrades to Delridge Way SW in preparation for the RapidRide H Line!

What you need to know: Most of our work on Delridge Way SW will be complete in 2021! You can expect to see new pavement, sidewalks, and curb ramps soon, and ride on the RapidRide H line in late 2022.   Since 2016, we’ve engaged with the community to make the… [ Keep reading ]

Sal the Salmon explores the trees of West Seattle!

This blog was written by Sal the SpokesSalmon (with the help from her human friends at SDOT). Why, HELLO! It’s ME, Sal, SDOT’s SpokesSalmon who’s getting the word out to #FlipYourTrip and quit driving alone so much. SDOT lets me take over the blog and social media accounts from time… [ Keep reading ]

West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting #21

On Wednesday, July 14, we held the 21st 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 #21 At this meeting, we announced our plans for a new bike lane on… [ Keep reading ]

A Roadside Chat with Sarah Baker, community member who started a Facebook group to support Chinatown – International District businesses last year

Welcome back to the Chinatown-International District! The City of Seattle and partners are teaming up to welcome you back downtown to enjoy our beautiful Seattle summers with three large-scale events taking place in the Chinatown-International District, Pioneer Square, and Westlake. To kick off our Welcome Back Weeks, we’re hosting a two-day… [ Keep reading ]

We’ve reached the next design milestone for the final phase of West Seattle High-Rise Bridge repairs, keeping us on track to reopen the bridge in mid-2022

We have reached our internal milestone for intermediate design of the final phase of West Seattle High-Rise Bridge (high bridge) repairs. This is the latest of multiple critical milestones we have reached on-time in our effort to reopen the bridge in mid-2022. This reflects our aggressive schedule to restore travel to the bridge. The high bridge was closed to protect public safety in March 2020 after city engineers discovered rapidly growing cracks in multiple locations. We immediately set to work on emergency stabilization work, including installing… [ Keep reading ]

We’ll build a new bike lane on West Marginal Way SW after the West Seattle Bridge reopens in 2022

Summary West Marginal Way SW is part of a critical detour network while the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge remains closed to traffic. We will install a new bike lane on West Marginal Way SW in 2022, after the high bridge reopens.  The new bike lane will complete the all-ages-and-abilities network between South… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Advisory: Upcoming work happening in West Seattle for the next few weeks

Work includes upgrading the West Seattle Bridge detour route and rehabilitating SW Alaska and SW Roxbury Streets It’s a busy next few weeks in West Seattle! We are making upgrades to the West Seattle Bridge detour route and building a better bus street on Delridge Way SW. Work includes: SW Genesee St | Friday through early Monday on July… [ Keep reading ]

SURVEY | Temporary Outdoor Café and other Safe Start permits are extended to May 2022. Share your thoughts on how we can improve these permit programs for the future.

Have you enjoyed a meal, drink, or treat on an outdoor patio at your favorite restaurant or café this past year? Chances are, if the outdoor seating was on the sidewalk or street, the coffee shop, brewery, restaurant, or ice cream shop may have been one of the 200+ businesses participating in our safe… [ Keep reading ]

We distributed 1,569 ORCA Recovery cards last week!

A few weeks ago, we announced our new ORCA Recovery Card program. We are happy to report that, in partnership with the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON), we have distributed 1,569 six-month unlimited ORCA cards to help get Seattle employees to work affordably and efficiently!  We distributed these cards to people working in the Chinatown,… [ Keep reading ]