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We’re conducting a snow plow practice run this week. Here’s how you can prepare for winter.

We are ready to respond to winter storms. On Thursday, November 3, we will hold a snow plow training exercise to test equipment and ensure that snow plow drivers are familiar with their routes. This training exercise is one example of the work that occurs year-round to prepare for winter… [ Keep reading ]

New, safer street designs proposed for Beacon Hill

We’ve been working with Beacon Hill and southeast Seattle communities to create people-focused streets that help everyone get around safely and gets us closer to completing the citywide active transportation network. Today, we’re sharing new plans for the 15th Ave S and Beacon Ave S bike route that embody best… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Alert | Fremont Bridge closing overnight on October 28-29 for bridge deck maintenance

Editor’s Note (Oct. 25): Our crews completed significant work during the first overnight closure (October 21-22), but need another overnight closure to complete the planned bridge deck maintenance work. The next closure is scheduled from 11:59 p.m. Friday, October 28 to 6:00 a.m. Saturday, October 29. Details at-a-glance: The Fremont… [ Keep reading ]

Vice President Kamala Harris is visiting Seattle this week. Please be aware of possible travel delays and detours during her visit.

Vice President Kamala Harris is scheduled to visit Seattle this Tuesday and Wednesday (October 25-26). During vice presidential visits, the U.S. Secret Service has the authority to provide security, including requiring intermittent closures of freeways and streets. The flow of buses and cars in downtown Seattle and around the region… [ Keep reading ]

Check out our latest quarterly report for Reconnect West Seattle – Quarter 3, 2022

We are excited the West Seattle Bridge has reopened for everyone who lives, works, and visits West Seattle. During the closure, we completed more than 300 traffic mitigation projects to reduce the effects of detour traffic in South Park, Georgetown, Highland Park, and throughout West Seattle. To date, we have… [ Keep reading ]

We’re adjusting on-street paid parking rates to make it easier to find a parking spot

Details at-a-glance: Starting Monday, October 24, new on-street paid parking rates will take effect in Seattle. The update is based on the latest available parking data collected and analyzed in August and September. Our goal is for there to be one or two open parking spaces on each block. This… [ Keep reading ]

Take our survey: Help design Lake Washington Boulevard to enhance safety for all users of the street, and promote walking and biking

Quick link: Take our survey to share your thoughts and input about Lake Washington Boulevard. In May, we announced the start of a community visioning process for Lake Washington Boulevard. This process, in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation and the community, will co-create design concept(s) that promote pedestrian and… [ Keep reading ]

Fall is here, and we’re sharing important reminders to help keep sidewalks, planting strips, and gutters clear!

Please note: this blog post is available in additional languages via the links below, including Amharic, Chinese, Korean, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese: ፀደይ እዚህ ነው፣ እና እኛ የእግረኛ መንገዶችን፣ የመትከያ ቁራጭ መሬቶችን እና የውሃ ፍሳሽ ቦዮችን ለመጥረግ እንዲረዳን ጠቃሚ አስታዋሾችን እያጋራን ነው! 秋天如期而至,我們正在分享重要的提示,以幫助保持人行道、綠化帶和排水溝通暢無阻! 가을이 왔습니다! 저희 시애틀 교통국(SDOT)에서는 보도,… [ Keep reading ]

We’re evaluating expanded bus lane hours in Interbay on 15th Ave W and Elliott Ave W. Take our survey & learn more!

Summary: In collaboration with King County Metro, we are working to improve transit reliability and travel times on 15th Ave W and Elliott Ave W in the Interbay neighborhood. We’re evaluating expanding the operating hours of existing bus lanes between W Mercer Pl to W Armour St to 7 –… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Transportation Plan | More ways for you to share your thoughts with us in Phase 2 

Click here to jump to the English version of this blog post. 西雅圖交通計畫(Seattle Transportation Plan)| 在第 2 階段,您可以通過更多方式與我們分享您的想法 西雅图交通计划(Seattle Transportation Plan) | 在第 2 阶段,您可以通过更多方式与我们分享您的想法 Kế Hoạch Vận Chuyển Seattle (Seattle Transportation Plan) | Thêm nhiều cách để quý vị chia sẻ suy nghĩ của mình với chúng tôi trong… [ Keep reading ]