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Ride Now pilot program recap – what went well and lessons for the future

Please note: This blog post is available in additional languages, via the links below. This includes Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Oromo, Somali, Tigrinya, Tagalog, Chinese, and Vietnamese. Resumen del programa piloto Ride Now (Viaje Ahora): lo que salió bien y las lecciones para el futuro ライド・ナウパイロットプログラムのまとめ-うまくいったこと、そして将来のための教訓 Ride Now 시범 프로그램 요약 –… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Month | Launching the ‘Ride Now’ pilot program, centering equity in our Pedestrian Program, promoting work zone awareness, and more!

In case you missed it, we’re sharing highlights from the SDOT Blog each month. Here are some of our top blog posts from April. SDOT Blog Monthly Highlights – April 2022 We’ve published an evaluation of the Seattle scooter share program – check it out and learn what’s next New… [ Keep reading ]

New Ride Now program offers free and discounted rides to transit and other local trips for older adults (65+) and people with disabilities – learn more and find out if you qualify!

Editor’s Note (May 27, 2022): In order to meet robust community interest, we have decided to extend the Ride Now pilot program through June 30. We are continuing to accept new requests for vouchers until June 3. We will do our best to accommodate as many requests we receive as… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT was recently recognized with a 2022 Vision Award in Transportation for our work to provide sustainable travel options, help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and ultimately act boldly to address climate change

Summary: The Seattle 2030 District recently announced the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) as the winner of its 2022 Vision Award in transportation. You can check out this 2-minute video highlighting the award, which features an interview with Seattle Chief Equity Officer and Deputy Mayor Adiam Emery. Seattle 2030 District’s… [ Keep reading ]

Vaccination clinics open now in the City of Seattle – here’s how you can travel to your free COVID-19 vaccine or booster appointment

Editor’s Note: This blog post was updated on January 6, 2022 to add the new Virginia Mason vaccination clinic location in First Hill, which opens on Monday, January 10. This update also removes the former South Lake Union clinic location, which has adjourned its operations, and other minor updates throughout… [ Keep reading ]

New! ‘Flip Your Trip West Seattle’ encourages use of transit, vanpool, shared bikes and scooters during the West Seattle Bridge closure

Starting today, people who live or work in West Seattle can visit FlipYourTrip.org to sign up for a comprehensive travel options program that includes a $25 sign-up bonus for free rides on transit and scooter/bike-share, or free vanpool fares. The program also offers trip planning assistance, special informational events, as well as an opportunity to earn more free rides. We launched Flip Your Trip West Seattle to support people in getting around without driving… [ Keep reading ]

New Mobility Study shows how people use bike share, car share, and ride hail to get around Seattle

Car share, bike share, scooter share, and ride hail companies are offering free rides to COVID-19 vaccination appointments. Learn how to get your free ride!  Summary:   The New Mobility Study gives us a better understanding of how people use ride hail, car share, bike share, and carpool or taxi apps to… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Update: West Seattle Bridge

Jump to blog. If you need this information translated, please call (206) 400-7511.  如果您需要此信息翻譯成中文 請致電 (206) 400-7511.  Kung kailangan mo ang impormasyon na ito na nakasalin sa (206) 400-7511.  Tagalog mangyari lamang na tumawag sa (206) 400-7511.  Si necesita traducir esta información al español, llame al (206) 400-7511.  Odeeffannoon kun akka siif (206) 400-7511.  Nếu quý vị cần thông tin này chuyển ngữ sang tiếng Việt xin gọi (206) 400-7511.  የዚህን መረጃ ትርጉም ከፈለጉ፣ በዚህ ስልክ ቁጥር ይደውሉ፡ (206) 400-7511.  ናይዚ ሓበሬታ ትርጉም እንተደሊኹም፣ በዚ ቁጽሪ ስልኪ ይድውሉ፡ (206) 400-7511.  당신이 번역이 정보를 필요로하는 경우에, (206) 400-7511 로 전화해주십시오.  Happy New Year! We’re excited to be back with you after a two-week break, and for the year ahead. We’re posting… [ Keep reading ]

King County Metro is offering West Seattle commuters two months of free vanpooling!

Summary If you’re looking to shorten your commute via access to the Low Bridge, save money, share the responsibility of driving, and more, a vanpool group is an efficient and sustainable way to do so. Metro is offering people commuting to and from West Seattle the opportunity to get the first two months of vanpooling for… [ Keep reading ]

We’re working on a new mobility on demand solution thanks to a grant from Transit Planning 4 All!

We were recently awarded a grant from Transit Planning 4 All to inclusively plan and implement a mobility on demand solution in the Seattle-King County region! Although many Seattleites are not moving around nearly as much as we used to because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us still rely on transit. Transit Planning 4 All supports communities across… [ Keep reading ]