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SDOT Women Paving the Way | Meet Kenya Bostic

During Women’s History Month in March, we shared stories of SDOT’s talented, brave, strong, and determined employees who are making our city safer, opening paths for others, and fighting for a more equitable city.  March may be over, but we’re still celebrating our amazing employees.   Today, we want to introduce you to Kenya Bostic…. [ Keep reading ]

SDOT Women Paving the Way | Meet Jess Kim

During Women’s History Month in March, we’re sharing stories of SDOT’s talented, brave, strong, and determined employees who are making our city safer, opening paths for others, and fighting for a more equitable city. As we round out Women’s History Month, we again acknowledge that our communal understanding of gender… [ Keep reading ]

FOLIAGE WEEK | Yes, we’re still celebrating the first full week of spring! Today, learn about the work of our Urban Forestry Irrigation Team.

Foliage Week continues! To celebrate the start of Spring, we’re highlighting the work of our Urban Forestry team – along with our partners at the Office of Sustainability and the Environment and Seattle Public Utilities – who work together to maintain our city’s trees and green spaces. Today, we are shining a spotlight… [ Keep reading ]

FOLIAGE WEEK | Meet Shane Dewald

Foliage week continues! In celebration of the first week of Spring, we’ve dubbed this week Foliage Week and we’re highlighting the work of our Urban Forestry team. It’s also Women’s History Month and we’re in the middle of our SDOT Women Paving (and Planting!) the Way blog series that shares stories of some of our talented, brave, strong, and determined employees who are making our city… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT Women Paving the Way | Meet Nina Park

During Women’s History Month in March, we’re sharing stories of SDOT’s talented, brave, strong, and determined employees who are making our city safer, opening paths for others, and fighting for a more equitable city. These women are building bridges and paving the way – both literally and for others in the workforce. This week,… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT Women Paving the Way | Meet Mildred Slade

March is Women’s History Month. We’re sharing stories of some of SDOT’s talented, brave, strong, and determined employees who are making our city safer, opening paths for others, and fighting for a more equitable city. These women are building bridges and paving the way – both literally and for others… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT Women Paving the Way | Meet Kristen Ramirez

This month, we are sharing stories of some of SDOT’s talented, brave, strong, and determined employees who are making our city safer, opening paths for other women (cis, trans, and gender expansive people) in the workforce, and fighting for a more equitable city. Meet Kristen Ramirez. One of those amazing… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT Women Paving the Way | Meet Karen Sweeney

Today, March 8, we stand with people across the world to celebrate International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day is a day defined by the United Nations as a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change, and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT Best of the Month | Making our intersections, bus stops, and sidewalks easier to use!

In this SDOT Best of the Month, we’ll highlight some of (non-West Seattle Bridge!) projects that made news – and some that didn’t. Our Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Program helps ensure that people of all abilities have the same access to Seattle’s pedestrian infrastructure. Your Levy to Move Seattle tax dollars fund accessibility improvements citywide.   The Transportation… [ Keep reading ]

Happy First Night of Hanukkah from SDOT, and a Roadside Chat with Ben Dalgetty

We had a Roadside Chat with Ben Dalgetty, SDOT’s Digital Strategist, who shared his written reflections on the holiday through this blog. Ben identifies as secular/reform Jewish. This piece is intended as a personal reflection, and while every effort was made towards accuracy, this blog does not represent official department position or definitive history. Ben, as… [ Keep reading ]