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Progress on Transit Upgrades, Paving, Safer Bike Connections in South Seattle, Bridge Strengthening, and More | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 2,400 words | 12-minute read At-a-glance: This blog post highlights various projects moving into construction. It is not a comprehensive list of all current or upcoming SDOT projects. 1) Georgetown to Downtown Safety Project A new connection will complete the north-south bike trail system between Seattle and South… [ Keep reading ]

Employer Shuttles Program launches in Seattle

Blog stats: 550 words | 3-minute read At-a-glance: We’ve launched the Employer Shuttles Program in Seattle. Sustainable travel options like walking, biking, and riding transit are vital to a reliable, well-rounded transportation system. Many companies in and around Seattle offer shuttle services for their employees. These shuttles help workers travel… [ Keep reading ]

Interested in serving as a community representative on a Seattle transportation advisory board or committee? Learn more about current and upcoming volunteer opportunities.

Editor’s Note (May 3, 2024): We originally published this blog post on March 9, 2022, and have continued to update it since then with the latest information. Summary: Below you can find ‘drop-down’ links to each individual board and committee, as well as general information about the application process: Promoting… [ Keep reading ]

Maintaining & modernizing Seattle’s transportation system with the 11th / 12th Ave NE paving and safety project | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK 

Blog stats: 1,100 words | 5-minute read At-a-glance: Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell and SDOT Director Greg Spotts joined construction crews working on the 11th/12th Ave NE Paving and Safety Project. This project, along with the RapidRide J Line project which enter the construction phase in the near future, represent two… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | 2023 Levy to Move Seattle Annual Report  

We are pleased to present the 2023 Levy to Move Seattle Annual Report. This report highlights our work in 2023 that was funded by your tax dollars through the voter-approved Levy to Move Seattle. Thanks to Seattle voters, the Levy to Move Seattle helped to add new sidewalks and crosswalks,… [ Keep reading ]

Earth Day 2024 | Let’s take the next step together to address climate change through sustainable transportation

Blog stats: 1,400 words | 7-minute read At-a-glance: Climate change is one of the greatest challenges and opportunities facing our city, country, and planet as a whole. We are ready to rise to the occasion and take the next step together with you. Our Climate Change Response Framework and Mayor… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Transportation Electrification Blueprint has resulted in more EV charging stations, greener streets, electric regional busing, and more in 2023

Blog stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read At-a-glance: In 2021, the City of Seattle released the ambitious Transportation Electrification (TE) Blueprint to significantly reduce emissions by 2030 and move Seattle’s transportation sector toward a clean, equitable future. Since then, we’ve been working closely with the Office of Sustainability & Environment… [ Keep reading ]

Spokane St Swing Bridge (low bridge) closing April 20-29 to people driving, walking, and biking – What to expect and how you can prepare.

Blog stats: 1,100 words | 5-minute read Editor’s Note: During April 20-29, we completed essential updates to the 30-year-old communication and control system for the Spokane St Swing Bridge. These upgrades include new computers to control bridge operations and activate safety gates. We also improved communication lines connecting the control… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Proposes $1.35B Transportation Levy for Safe, Reliable, and Connected Seattle

Blog stats: 2,200 words | 11-minute read At-a-glance: Proposed funding would invest in maintenance and modernization of public infrastructure Seattle’s transportation system is critical to a thriving city that connects people to places and opportunities. Our current transportation levy provides roughly 30% of SDOT’s annual budget and expires this year…. [ Keep reading ]

We’re making upgrades to 3rd Ave in downtown Seattle to help you travel, in partnership with King County Metro

Blog stats: 1,400 words | 7-minute read At-a-glance: If downtown is the heart of the city, then 3rd Ave is our main artery. This street is one of North America’s most productive transit corridors, used by hundreds of buses carrying tens of thousands of people every weekday. This year, we… [ Keep reading ]