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Construction Ahead: Ballard and Interbay-area paving, safety, and bridge projects moving forward | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read At-a-glance: Project overview 15th Ave W/NW & Ballard Bridge Paving & Safety Project This project aims to keep people and goods moving and includes enhancements to make the RapidRide D bus line more reliable and to make travel safer for everyone. We completed… [ Keep reading ]

We’re celebrating Black History Month 2024 – Join us!

Blog stats: 400 words | 2-minute read February is here and we’re excited to celebrate Black History Month with you. Join us as we share stories and features that are dedicated to honoring historical and current achievements while progressing toward a future of inclusivity, justice, and equity in Seattle and… [ Keep reading ]

We filled 25,000 potholes in 2023. Our crews are working hard to address more potholes this winter.

Blog stats: 800 words | 4-minute read At-a-glance: SDOT crews work year-round to fix potholes and filled 25,000 last year. Every winter, storms and freezing temperatures damage our streets and cause previously filled potholes to reappear. We expect to see more new potholes in the coming weeks following recent freezing… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Year | SDOT’s 2023 Highlights!

Blog stats: 500 words | 3-minute read 2023 was another major year for the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and our work to keep Seattle moving forward. Our theme for the year was “Delivery: fast and flavorful, in concert with our values.” We focused on accelerating projects to provide more… [ Keep reading ]

New Culture Connector Streetcar Project Report Informs Timelines, Costs, and Ridership Projections

At-a-glance: The Culture Connector, formerly known as the Center City Connector, would connect South Lake Union (SLU) and First Hill Streetcar (FHS) lines. Residents and visitors would have an easy affordable way to enjoy the cultural offerings in Downtown Seattle and surrounding neighborhoods and support Mayor Harrell’s vision to create… [ Keep reading ]

We’re reducing emissions by optimizing signal timing in partnership with Google

Blog stats: 500 words | 3-minute read At-a-glance: Sitting at a series of red lights isn’t just frustrating – it can also lead to more stops and starts and increased carbon emissions which contribute to climate change. What if there were a better way to optimize travel using technology while… [ Keep reading ]

Major projects move a step closer to construction: Route 40 upgrades for 7,500+ daily riders, Ravenna area paving & safety, bridge seismic strengthening, Safe Routes to School, and more! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,500 words | 7-minute read At-a-glance: 1) Route 40 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor project Reducing transit travel times, improving transit reliability, and increasing safety and transit access along the Route 40 corridor, from Northgate to Pioneer Square Status: Key features include: You can find more information on our website… [ Keep reading ]

Magnolia Bridge eastbound closure starts December 23; work expected to take 2-3 days to complete

Blog stats: 550 words | 3-minute read UPDATE (December 23, 2023 at 1:45pm): The eastbound Magnolia Bridge is back open, sooner than expected! We have completed work on the necessary repairs. There is a temporary detour of 50 feet of sidewalk expected to be in place through Tuesday, 12/26, as… [ Keep reading ]

New Safe Routes to School annual report highlights investments in Seattle students biking, walking, and rolling!

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 5-minute read At a Glance: Safe Routes to School is a national movement to make it easier and safer to walk, bike, and roll to school to build community, support students to get exercise, improve safety, and reduce pollution. Seattle’s Safe Routes to School program… [ Keep reading ]

Youth Transportation Summit centers young people’s voices and visions for the future

Blog stats: 800 words | 4-minute read At-a-glance: We were thrilled to come together with around 60 young people this past Saturday at the Youth Transportation Summit. We learned a great deal from the experiences and hopes shared at the event, and look forward to incorporating them into a Youth… [ Keep reading ]