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Women’s History Month | A Roadside Chat with Sara Colling

Blog stats: 400 words | 2-minute read We’re hosting this Roadside Chat and other updates from our team at the Seattle Department of Transportation to celebrate Women’s History Month 2024! This month’s theme is “Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.” We hope you enjoy this conversation with Sara… [ Keep reading ]

A Roadside Chat with Cheyenne Montgomery | Black History Month 2024

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 5-minute read We’re hosting a series of Roadside Chats with employees on our team at the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) as we celebrate Black History Month 2024. We hope you enjoy this conversation with Cheyenne Montgomery, who is an Administrative Business Partner in SDOT’s… [ Keep reading ]

A Roadside Chat with Darius Foster | Black History Month 2024

Blog stats: 600 words | 3-minute read We’re hosting a series of Roadside Chats with employees on our team at the Seattle Department of Transportation as we celebrate Black History Month 2024. We hope you enjoy this conversation with Darius Foster, who is the manager of SDOT’s Unified Care Team… [ Keep reading ]

We’re celebrating Black History Month 2024 – Join us!

Blog stats: 400 words | 2-minute read February is here and we’re excited to celebrate Black History Month with you. Join us as we share stories and features that are dedicated to honoring historical and current achievements while progressing toward a future of inclusivity, justice, and equity in Seattle and… [ Keep reading ]

We filled 25,000 potholes in 2023. Our crews are working hard to address more potholes this winter.

Blog stats: 800 words | 4-minute read At-a-glance: SDOT crews work year-round to fix potholes and filled 25,000 last year. Every winter, storms and freezing temperatures damage our streets and cause previously filled potholes to reappear. We expect to see more new potholes in the coming weeks following recent freezing… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Year | SDOT’s 2023 Highlights!

Blog stats: 500 words | 3-minute read 2023 was another major year for the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and our work to keep Seattle moving forward. Our theme for the year was “Delivery: fast and flavorful, in concert with our values.” We focused on accelerating projects to provide more… [ Keep reading ]

We’re conducting a snowplow practice run this week. Here’s how you can prepare for winter too.

Blog stats: 600 words | 3-minute read Quick link: Jump down to additional winter weather resources on the web. We’re prepared to respond to winter storms. Today, November 6 and tomorrow, November 7, we’re holding a snowplow training exercise to test equipment and ensure our snowplow drivers are familiar with… [ Keep reading ]

SPRING 2023 HIGHLIGHTS | Street trees, South Park upgrades, Safe Routes to School, and more!

Last fall, we started sharing regular seasonal updates with you. These posts highlight the many things we’ve worked on to keep Seattleites moving safely by all modes. Let us put a spring in your step with our recent highlights from spring 2023! Quick links to stories below: Seattle’s street trees … [ Keep reading ]

Touch-A-Truck 2023: transportation and public service education for all ages! 

Blog stats: 300 words | 2-minute read Our team participated in the Junior League of Seattle’s “Touch-A-Truck” event on Sunday, April 30, hosted at the University of Washington. This yearly, community-based fundraising event gives families the chance to explore vehicles of all types, including public service, emergency, utility, construction, landscaping,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s street trees – supporting a healthy, vibrant urban forest! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,300 words | 7-minute read At-a-Glance: In addition to beautifying an area, urban forests play an important role in combatting pollution and creating cleaner air and water. We recently completed our annual street tree analysis for 2022, which reaffirmed the many benefits of Seattle’s urban forests. The team… [ Keep reading ]