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See What’s Moving Seattle: Dec 23 – Dec 29

Happy holidays! We wish you a safe and wonderful holiday. Here is what’s happening around the city this week. M O N. D E C 23 Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker: McCaw Hall. Performances at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Estimated attendance: 3k per performance…. [ Keep reading ]

New Mobility Action Plan for Getting Around North Downtown

North Downtown Seattle is changing, & we have a plan to keep people moving. There’s a lot changing in North Downtown Seattle. It’s anticipated that 15,000 new households and 20,000 new employees will be added to the area by 2035. On top of that, the new arena at Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

See What’s Moving in Seattle: Dec 18- Dec 22

Enjoy the Ballet? Been looking forward to holiday night markets? Check out this week’s events  and #FlipYourTrip on the way! W E D. D E C 18 Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker: At McCaw Hall.  Performance at 7:30PM.  Estimated attendance: 3,000. T… [ Keep reading ]

See What’s Moving in Seattle: Dec 9 – Dec 13

Hey, Seattle. Grab a friend and head to one of these ~ holly jolly ~ events and #FlipYourTrip on the way! T H U R. D E C 10   Deck the Hall Ball 2019: WaMu Theater.  Show times: 5 – 11 PM.  Doors at 4… [ Keep reading ]

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

What’s happening on SW Alaska St and 35th Ave SW? Earlier this year, as a part of the SW Seattle Paving: 35th/Avalon Project, construction began to make safety and transit improvements for people walking, bicycling, driving and riding the bus in West Seattle. When complete, improvements will include a new… [ Keep reading ]

We’re stepping up our efforts to make crossing the street safer.

Of all the things we do to keep Seattle moving, public safety is by far ourabsolutehighest priority. Mayor Jenny Durkan has announced four stepson December 10 tomake our streets even safer andachieveourVision Zerogoalofendingtraffic deaths and serious injuries on city streets by 2030. Along with lowering speed limits, one critical… [ Keep reading ]

Slower speeds save lives: a path to end traffic deaths & serious injuries in Seattle 

Mayor Jenny Durkan has announced 4 steps to make our streets even safer & achieve our Vision Zero goal of ending traffic deaths & serious injuries on city streets by 2030.   Along with making crosswalks safer, one step is reducing speed limits to 25 miles per hour (MPH) on major streets citywide. The speed limit on… [ Keep reading ]

Traffic Advisory: Work at S Columbian Way and Beacon Ave S intersection

Our signals, capital projects, and bike program teams have worked to design new safety enhancements at the S Columbian Way / Beacon Ave S intersection. These enhancements are the direct result of the feedback we have heard from commuters over the past couple of months about safety for people that… [ Keep reading ]

When It Snows, Shovel It!

4 days. 7 days. 3 weeks.   That’s how long it was before Bruce, Laura, and Neve could safely leave their respective homes after last year’s snowstorms. We partnered with Rooted in Rights to share their experience.   Remember that old GI Joe life quote, “knowing is half the battle”? The… [ Keep reading ]

Bike share sees record high ridership and improved bike parking

Seattle’s bike share program continues to provide communities around the city with a healthy and environmentally friendly way to get around. Our most recent bike share report shows that people took over 750,000 rides in July through September, bringing the total number of trips to over 1.6 million… [ Keep reading ]