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Say Aloha to a New Commute

  Have you been thinking about changing your commute and leaving the car at home more? Well, to add to the benefits of lower gas expenses, less traffic stress, less carbon emissions, and more exercise, you have a chance to win a trip to Hawaii, for a few more days…. [ Keep reading ]

Happy Trail to You

The Phase II construction portion of the Ship Canal Trail is broken into two parts, and part one has reached substantial completion.  Construction on this phase of the trail extension began in February 2010. The project has extended the multi-use trail along the south side of the Ship Canal from 6th… [ Keep reading ]

Making Transit a Priority

Seattle has a robust transit program that is focused on making transit an easier choice for getting around the city. SDOT manages the public right of way, so we work to ensure that streets, sidewalks, and paths are well maintained to and serve transit and transit users well. You may… [ Keep reading ]

New Seattle Bike Map Now Available

A new and improved version of the popular Seattle bike map is hot off the press.  The 2010 maps are more intuitive; provide additional information such as bike shops, schools, libraries, farmers markets, streetcar stations, and light rail stations; and include new bike facilities built last year. In 2009 SDOT… [ Keep reading ]

Who do I call?

You’ve probably had a question for SDOT before and didn’t know what number to call. To help direct you to the right divisions and staff we have a list of our frequently called numbers on our site. Maybe you have had a question about trees, street maintenance, or parking issues…. [ Keep reading ]

Reduced Staffing at SDOT on Furlough Days

To address the economic downturn, city employees will be taking unpaid furlough days to help with the city’s budget.  The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will participate by splitting the furloughing of its staff between two days in each furlough period. Please expect to see reduced staffing at SDOT on… [ Keep reading ]

What about my alley?

Photo provided by GoogleMaps Do you have questions about who’s responsible for an alley? Perhaps you would like to know how to address a safety concern by repairing damages to the road. We want to help provide information on SDOT’s and the community’s roles. SDOT is responsible for maintaining the… [ Keep reading ]

15th Avenue South Open House This Thursday

SDOT invites you to attend an open house to discuss the 15th Avenue South Multi-Modal Project.  This project aims to improve 15th Avenue South between South College Street and South Columbian Way for pedestrians, bicyclists, drivers, and transit.  Containing elements of the Pedestrian Master Plan and the Bicycle Master Plan, this project will add… [ Keep reading ]

Pedestrian Signal Upgrade at 28th Ave NW and NW Market St.

We’re pleased to announce that SDOT will upgrade the existing pedestrian signal to a full traffic signal at 28th Ave NW and NW Market St. this month.  The project will take approximately four weeks from the time the work begins to the time the signal is fully operational. During the installation work,… [ Keep reading ]

Capitol Hill RPZ Public Hearing

If you live in the Capitol Hill area you’ve probably been following the Capitol Hill Parking Project over the past year. The final parking plan that has been developed has been informed by inclusive community outreach throughout the project. One of the plan’s recommendations is to add additional blocks to… [ Keep reading ]