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We’ve Published Our Proposed Director’s Rule on Design Standards for Small Wireless Facilities

Today, we’ve released our proposed Design Standards for Small Wireless Facilities (SWF) on Poles. Our goal with these standards is to reduce visual impacts to the streets and sidewalks that form the public right-of-way while establishing rules concerning SWF design. Wireless providers are already installing SWF in Seattle, and the… [ Keep reading ]

See what’s moving in Seattle this week: Feb 11 – 16

Here’s a look at large-scale events happening around the city this week that may impact travel times. ? See our Upcoming Construction & Events page for more info on construction that could impact how you get around town. ? Also, don’t forget to look at our Citywide Events Calendar for more things… [ Keep reading ]

See what’s moving Seattle: Feb 3 – Feb 9

Check out these events around Seattle that may impact travel times this week. Plan your travel and consider alternate modes of transportation #FlipYourTrip. T H U R S D A Y   F E B  6 Seattle RV Show: At CenturyLink Field Event Center.  Show hours: 11am – 8pm. … [ Keep reading ]

Paid parking rate changes are coming your way

Are parking prices near the places you frequent going up or down? Find out! This week we started rolling out paid parking rate changes based on our 2019 Annual Paid Parking Study. 70% of rates will be lowered or remain the same! We use data to help drivers more… [ Keep reading ]

See what’s moving Seattle: Jan 27 – Feb 2

It’s almost February! Plan your travel and #FlipYourTrip to get to these events around Seattle. W E D    J A N   2 9 Rally for Patient Safety & Good Jobs: SEIU Healthcare 1199NW will march at 3:30PM from Swedish Medical Center’s First Hill Campus (Broadway & E. Columbia… [ Keep reading ]

Capitol Hill late-night pickup zones are working!

If you’ve been out and about in the Pike/Pine area of Capitol Hill recently when the bars are closing, you may have seen our new ride-hail locations in action. In mid November we introduced a new way to catch your Uber, Lyft or other ridehail service during late-night hours in… [ Keep reading ]

See what’s moving Seattle: Jan 22 – Jan 26

Boats might be causing traffic delays this week! Check out what events (including the Seattle Boat Show) are happening around the city that might impact traffic. W E D   J A N  2 2: Seattle Opera presents Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin: At McCaw Hall. Show hours: 7:30PM – 11PM. Estimated attendance: 3,000. … [ Keep reading ]

The Yesler Crescent plan establishes a new approach to public space planning.

We believe that streets, sidewalks, parks, & plazas full of social and commercial activity have the power to improve our city’s health, prosperity, & happiness. It’s important for us to listen and see how people actually use these infrastructure for us to make improvements. That’s why we created a Public Life Program that… [ Keep reading ]

See what’s moving Seattle: Jan 15 – Jan 19

Hey Seattlites! Brrr… it’s cold out there. But we won’t let a little weather interrupt our social activities will we? Stay safe out there and check out what’s happening around the city this week.   W E D.  J A N 15   Seattle Opera presents Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin:… [ Keep reading ]

More snow and wind in the forecast for tonight!

The National Weather Center is calling for up to 3 inches of new snowfall & wind up to 26 mph on Tuesday night. Does anyone else love the look of snow delicately collecting on tree branches? It’s peaceful and magical – until the winds pick up. The heavy snow… [ Keep reading ]