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The Levy to Move Seattle is making a real, tangible difference in neighborhoods. Thanks to your tax dollars, it’s now easier, safer, and smoother to travel along SW Avalon Way.

We’ve heard from our neighbors that the new bike lanes on SW Avalon Way have been getting use, especially on warm, sunny days.One of our neighbors recently shared thisvideo of his young sonwho now feels safe and comfortable riding his bicycle along SW Avalon Way. Summary We’ve completed work along… [ Keep reading ]

We’re making more bold steps on Rainier Ave S to improve safety and walkability – while keeping buses moving!

The Rainier AveSefforts are a part of ourVision Zero program to reach zero traffic fatalities or serious injuries by 2030, and our Safe Routes to School program to make it easier and safer for kids to walk or bike to school. This year, we’ll complete the new street layout from… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan Announces Six-Year Seattle Transportation Benefit District Proposal to Aid in Equitable COVID-19 Recovery

Today, Mayor Jenny Durkan transmitted legislation for a Seattle Transportation Benefit District (STBD) proposal that would maintain a 0.1% sales tax and is anticipated to generate between $20 and $30 million annually over the next six years to fund essential transit service, capital projects, and transit access programs like ORCA Opportunity. If approved by the City… [ Keep reading ]

Metro & SDOT seek rider feedback on Route 40 improvements at an online open house on June 30

King County Metro and SDOT are hosting an online open house to get public feedback on improvements for the Route 40 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor project. The virtual meeting will be on Tuesday, June 30 from 5 – 6 PM. At the online open house, we plan to share what we’ve… [ Keep reading ]

Construction begins in June on Delridge Way SW for the new RapidRide H Line

Five years ago, we set out with a goal to create better and safer streetswhile also imagining what improvements for people walking, biking, driving, and taking transit could look likealong Delridge Way SW. Quick Facts // What You Need to Know: Construction on Delridge RapidRide H Line will begin the… [ Keep reading ]

Here’s a recap of transit changes in Seattle this week

There’s been a ton of transit changes this week! Transit agencies across the region are responding to decreased ridership since the onset of COVID-19 by decreasing service, suspending fare collection, and changing the way passengers board. There’s also been planned service changes and major construction completion. Transit planning resources, such… [ Keep reading ]

Temporary transit service reductions start Monday, March 23

Editor’s note, 3/23/20: Corrected route lists updated below. Today King County Metro Transit (Metro) announced that starting Monday, March 23 they will be reducing transit service for the duration of the region’s public health emergency. Metro, along with every other transit operator, is seeing declines in ridership and expects them… [ Keep reading ]

Survey and meetings ahead for Route 40 corridor improvements – Postponed

Crossposted with King County Metro blog. Updated 3/11/2020. Originally posted 2/28/2020 UPDATE: Metro and the Seattle Department of Transportation are postponing the Route 40 drop-in sessions (previously scheduled for March 17, 18, & 19) until later this spring. We’re continuing to follow guidance from our partners at Public Health –… [ Keep reading ]