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Major projects move a step closer to construction: Route 40 upgrades for 7,500+ daily riders, Ravenna area paving & safety, bridge seismic strengthening, Safe Routes to School, and more! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,500 words | 7-minute read At-a-glance: 1) Route 40 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor project Reducing transit travel times, improving transit reliability, and increasing safety and transit access along the Route 40 corridor, from Northgate to Pioneer Square Status: Key features include: You can find more information on our website… [ Keep reading ]

Magnolia Bridge eastbound closure starts December 23; work expected to take 2-3 days to complete

Blog stats: 550 words | 3-minute read UPDATE (December 23, 2023 at 1:45pm): The eastbound Magnolia Bridge is back open, sooner than expected! We have completed work on the necessary repairs. There is a temporary detour of 50 feet of sidewalk expected to be in place through Tuesday, 12/26, as… [ Keep reading ]

Update: Automated Enforcement pilot program adds cameras to increase data set for a more robust analysis

Update March 28, 2024: This blog post was originally posted in November 2021 and has been updated with the latest information. Update (March 2024) Block the box traffic safety camera at the follow locations will be activated on April 8, 2024. Once activated, the new traffic camera will photograph the license… [ Keep reading ]

Bus-Only Lane Extension Planned for Rainier Ave S | Seattle Transit Measure

Blog stats: 800 words | 4-minute read Get ready for some important changes coming to Rainier Ave S. We are finalizing the design to extend bus-only lanes one mile north between S Walden and S Grand streets in 2024. We’re also piloting new street treatments to emphasize that people driving… [ Keep reading ]

We’re piloting new bus-only lane treatments to encourage appropriate use

Blog stats: 500 words | 3-minute read We’re piloting new street treatments to discourage people driving personal vehicles in bus-only lanes. We’re starting the pilot effort in Rainier Valley as detailed below, but could implement additional treatment options at more Seattle bus-only lane locations in the future. You can check… [ Keep reading ]

Design finalized for the Route 40 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,600 words | 8-minute read We’ve completed final design on the Route 40 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor project with vital input from the community. This project will create a safer and more reliable bus route and Seattle’s first-ever freight- and bus-only lane. Since early 2020, we’ve engaged community members… [ Keep reading ]

RapidRide J Line design complete, construction begins next year | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read We have completed the final design of the RapidRide J Line! In the coming months, we’ll advance the process of selecting a contractor and begin preparations for construction, which is expected to begin in summer 2024. This project upgrades King County Metro’s Route… [ Keep reading ]

Spokane St Swing Bridge (low bridge) recap: we successfully reinstalled a refurbished turn cylinder

Blog stats: 650 words | 3-minute read Following the successful reinstallation of the low bridge’s turn cylinder that we removed earlier this year, the Spokane St Swing Bridge (low bridge) reopened on Tuesday, October 10, to people walking, biking, rolling, and driving! We closed the low bridge between October 7-10… [ Keep reading ]

Summer 2023 Highlights | Improving safety in Seattle with protected bike lanes and Vision Zero programs, thanks to the Levy to Move Seattle 

Blog Stats: 2,000 words | 11-minute read It was a busy summer for safety in Seattle as we advanced designs or started construction on several exciting bike lane and safety projects around the city. We also expanded several important programs aimed at achieving our Vision Zero goal to end traffic… [ Keep reading ]

We’ve made taking transit safer and more reliable from Ballard to the U District along the Route 44 corridor | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK 

At-a-glance Thank you, Seattle! The Route 44 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor project is one of seven transit corridors that we are improving thanks to the Levy to Move Seattle. During the past nearly 2 years we’ve partnered with King County Metro to improve transit reliability , reduce transit travel times, and… [ Keep reading ]