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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 ]

Smoother Dearborn on the Horizon

In 2010, SDOT is repaving major sections of S Dearborn Street, Virginia Street, Olive Way, and Airport Way.  As early as next month, the rehabilitation of Dearborn could start and is expected to wrap up in June.  The Bridging the Gap paving program kicked off in 2007 and has been… [ Keep reading ]

Hot Tips for Smarter Trips

Are you looking for better ideas on how to get around the city? Well our Way to Go! program is here to help. Way to Go! is SDOT’s program to increase walking, biking and transit use. The program website provides lots of helpful information, tools and inspiration. Way to Go! now… [ Keep reading ]

No Need For Words

An original and powerful approach to driver safety education created by the Sussex Safer Roads Partnership (UK).