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Snow starts off charming, but when it turns to ice it gets truly alarming.

This morning Seattle woke up to a blanket of snow clinging to trees and rooftops. Our crews hit the roads at noon Sunday to pre-treat the roads before the snow started accumulating. They worked throughout the night to clear roads of snow and ice. We’re happy to report that all… [ Keep reading ]

Know your Snow Routes!

As snow & ice heads our way throughout the coming week, our crews will be working non-stop to plow & clear streets! To maintain access to essential services, we prioritize clearing the most critical routes for transit and emergency response vehicles first. These are the streets used by the most… [ Keep reading ]

Patience is a virtue, & we are grateful you have it! 

Is your New Year’s resolution to practice patience? We can tell! Link light rail trains are running every 13-15 minutes. We know that waiting longer for trains can be a pain, which is why we’re working with Sound Transit to do all we can to make sure trains stay on schedule…. [ Keep reading ]

Snow is coming & we’re working to keep the roads clear

Seattle’s public safety is our number one priority. Our goal is to have snow routes clear within 12 hours of a lull in the storm. To maintain access to essential services we prioritize clearing the most critical routes for transit and emergency response vehicles first. These are the streets used… [ Keep reading ]

WE’RE READY: Bring on the snow!

SDOT snow plows Next week might be a snowy one! Cold air & snow are in the forecast starting as early as Monday morning. The National Weather Service is predicting snow in the Seattle lowlands starting early Monday, January 13, and continuing on-and-off through MLK Weekend. We’re ready,… [ Keep reading ]

Flex your commute during Connect 2020

This week was the start of Connect 2020 Link light rail disruptions. Great job at Pioneer Square everybody! Let’s keep it up for the evening commute! #Connect2020 pic.twitter.com/TwtDhC9ZET — Sound Transit – ? ? ? (@SoundTransit) January 7, 2020 Two days down, 10 weeks to go. You’ve got this, Seattle…. [ Keep reading ]

UPDATE Traffic Advisory: Weekend Intersection Closure of SW Alaska St and 35th Ave SW

This blog was updated on 12/31/2019 to share current information on January 3-6 closure. The intersection of 35th Ave SW and SW Alaska Street will be closed this weekend, January 3 – 6. Travelers headed north on 35th Ave SW must follow detour at SW Morgan Street. What’s happening… [ Keep reading ]

Link Light Rail Riders + Bike Riders, get ready for Connect 2020 Link closures & detours.

We’re on the next track of the Chapter 3 Seattle Squeeze journey: Link light rail expansion to I-90. The Seattle Squeeze is the period from now until 2024 when private and public construction projects put pressure on our transportation system and change how we all travel through and… [ Keep reading ]

Construction on the Northgate Pedestrian/Bike Bridge will begin January 13!

When Sound Transit’s Link light rail station opens in 2021, the already growing Northgate neighborhood will become one of the region’s most active transit hubs. Today, a 10-lane interstate divides the neighborhood, and to walk between North Seattle College and the existing transit center takes 25 minutes or more…. [ Keep reading ]

Let’s work together. It’s time to prepare for Sound Transit’s Link light rail construction.

Our goal is to keep people moving during Sound Transit’s 10 weeks of light rail construction and reduced Link service. Our team is prepared with small changes to the system to help trains stay on schedule. Starting Jan. 4, Sound Transit will build new Link light rail tracks connecting… [ Keep reading ]