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Take our small business and transit survey to help us understand your transportation needs!

Blog stats: 750 words | 5-minute read We are committed to supporting small businesses and their workers through accessible transit. Take our short survey by June 30 to be entered into a drawing for a $25 e-gift card! At-a-glance: Our Transportation Access Programs (TAP) team is exploring options to reduce… [ Keep reading ]

We’ve reached 60% design of the Route 40 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK 

Blog stats: 750 words | 6-minute read We’re partnering with King County Metro to make Route 40 bus trips more reliable while improving safety for people walking, biking, and rolling along this route. We’ve come up with some concepts and want to know what you think! At-a-glance: Our project… [ Keep reading ]

Aurora Ave N: New safety upgrades & community design workshops | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 6-minute read Editor’s Note (June 2, 2023): We originally published this blog post on May 12, 2023, and have continued to update it since then with the latest community design workshop information. At-a-glance: Aurora Ave N is one of Seattle’s major north-south travel routes but… [ Keep reading ]

Plan for travel impacts in Seattle this week

Blog stats: 1,100 words | 6-minute read It’s a busy week for emergency maintenance, planned construction, and major events in Seattle. If you’re traveling to or within the city this week, read more below to start planning ahead and prepare for traffic impacts. Click the links below to jump to… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Advisory: Light rail service disruption through Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel 

Blog stats: 800 words | 5-minute read At-a-glance Over the next two weeks, passengers traveling through the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel should expect additional travel time to reach their destinations. Last Tuesday, a construction crew attempting to remove a clock at street level broke through the roof of the tunnel… Filed Under: Light Rail, SDOT, Travel AdvisoryTagged With: , ,

WINTER HIGHLIGHTS | Keeping Seattle moving in challenging conditions

Blog stats: 2,000 words | 10-minute read Last fall, we started sharing regular seasonal updates with you. These posts highlight the many things we’re working on to keep you moving safely and efficiently throughout Seattle. So bundle up, grab a hot tea or coffee, and read our highlights from this… [ Keep reading ]

Two new $2 million federal SMART grants enhance safety along light rail in the Rainier Valley & support deliveries in Seattle

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 6-minute read Summary: Grants are an important way we supplement local funding to advance projects in Seattle. Since 2022, we’ve received over $40 million in federal grants. The projects funded by the two new SMART grants are described in this blog post. Rainier Valley Safe:… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Streetcar South Lake Union Line rider alert: Closures scheduled April 3-7 and May 1-7 for system maintenance and repair work

Blog stats: 450 words | 3-minute read At-a-glance: The Seattle Streetcar South Lake Union Line is receiving needed maintenance and repairs this spring, leading to the two planned closures in April and May. We’re working closely with King County Metro to complete the work as quickly and efficiently as possible… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | We’re making progress on Madison RapidRide G Line construction! At the halfway mark, here’s what we’ve done so far & what’s ahead. 

Summary: The Madison – RapidRide G Line is a partnership between us and King County Metro with significant funding support from Sound Transit and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). It will create a frequent and reliable public transportation line between 1st Ave and Martin Luther King Jr Way. The route… [ Keep reading ]

SEATTLE TRANSIT MEASURE | Thank you, Seattle! We are adding 250+ more bus trips citywide starting March 18 

Summary In partnership with Metro, we are providing more bus service, especially on nights and weekends. We are adding over 250 bus trips per week, particularly on nights and weekends. This means more options for people who depend on public transportation around the clock to get to work, school, or… [ Keep reading ]