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Best of the Month | Launching the ‘Ride Now’ pilot program, centering equity in our Pedestrian Program, promoting work zone awareness, and more!

In case you missed it, we’re sharing highlights from the SDOT Blog each month. Here are some of our top blog posts from April. SDOT Blog Monthly Highlights – April 2022 We’ve published an evaluation of the Seattle scooter share program – check it out and learn what’s next New… [ Keep reading ]

Bike Everywhere Month | Seattle students bike to school events recap!

Editor’s Note (June 15, 2022): We added a photo and quote from a parent of a student at Hazel Wolf K-12 school in Seattle alongside other Bike to School event photos and information. Summary: As part of Bike Everywhere Month 2022, Seattle students recently participated in bike to school events,… [ Keep reading ]

May is Bike Everywhere Month! Here’s what you need to know to get biking around Seattle.

Please note: this blog post is available in additional languages via the links below, including Amharic, Korean, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese. ግንቦት የቢስክሌት ሁሉም ጋ ወር ነው! በሲያትል ውስጥ እንዴት ብስክሌት እንድሚጋለብ ማወቅ ከፈለጉ እንደዚህ ነው። 5월은 Bike Everywhere Month(어디든 자전거로 다니기의 달)입니다! 다음은 자전거로 시애틀 지역을 돌아볼 때 알아야… [ Keep reading ]

Our partnership with the Outdoors for All Foundation is expanding this year! With free accessible cycling rentals now available 7 days a week, we’re helping people of all abilities experience the joy of biking all summer long!

Summary: Through our partnership with the Outdoors for All Foundation, we are again bringing free accessible cycling rentals for people with disabilities to Magnuson Park and other locations around Seattle from May through the end of September. This is the largest program of its kind in North America, using a… [ Keep reading ]

Headed to the U District Street Fair this weekend? Plan ahead and consider transit options with scheduled Montlake Bridge closure.

Editor’s Note (5/20/2022 at 1:55 p.m.) – Update regarding this weekend’s Montlake Bridge closure: The Montlake Bridge will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday, May 20 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 23 while WSDOT contractor crews complete paving work on both ends of the bridge. At least one bridge sidewalk… [ Keep reading ]

Competitive application process focused on safety, equity, and proper parking leads to changes in Seattle’s scooter line-up

Seattle’s scooter share program gives residents and visitors another option to get around the city without a car. Last month, we concluded the program’s pilot phase. We shared the next steps in a blog post, which included conducting a competitive application process to choose the next set of scooter share… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Starting in 2023, we’ll pave 15th Ave W/NW and complete important maintenance & preservation work on the Ballard Bridge. Find out how to stay informed and share feedback as we work with the community to minimize impacts during construction next year.

In 2023, we will begin construction on 15th Ave W/NW from W Emerson St (in Interbay) to NW 57th St (in Ballard). This includes paving and work on the Ballard Bridge deck. This will restore good street conditions on this important corridor that connects Ballard, Interbay, Queen Anne, and Magnolia…. [ Keep reading ]

Lake Washington Blvd updates: community visioning process starting soon, and summer 2022 Bicycle Weekends schedule published.

Summary: This blog post includes two main updates. Please click on the two links directly below to jump down to each update. Lake Washington Blvd Visioning Process Overview Summer 2022 Bicycle Weekends on Lake Washington Blvd – Schedule Details Lake Washington Blvd Visioning Process Overview In the coming weeks, in… [ Keep reading ]

Recap of last weekend’s educational “Touch-A-Truck” event in Seattle – building interest in transportation and public service with people of all ages!

This past Sunday, May 1, 2022, our team at the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) participated in this year’s “Touch-A-Truck” event, hosted by the Junior League of Seattle at Magnuson Park. This event was open to the community, and provided a fun hands-on opportunity for families and children of all… [ Keep reading ]

West Seattle and Ballard light rail extensions project: City of Seattle elevates Seattle community interests in our formal comments to Sound Transit, as part of the planning and environmental review process.

Editor’s Note (June 8, 2022): We presented to the Seattle City Council on June 7 regarding the City’s draft recommendations. Recommended next steps include additional environmental analysis, continued community engagement, and other refinements to help minimize project impacts and promote system access for communities throughout the project corridor. To learn… [ Keep reading ]