Our quarterly update on Reconnect West Seattle!

Reconnect West Seattle was borne out of the unexpected closure of the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge, which dramatically impacted West Seattle and the nearby Duwamish Valley communities. Through Reconnect West Seattle, we have a vision to restore travel across the Duwamish to similar levels seen before the high bridge closure. At the same… [ Keep reading ]

Register Yourself and Your Community for a Vaccine Appointment

Our region and state continue to make incredible progress on vaccinations. As of April 23, an estimated 61.5 percent of Seattle residents have begun the vaccination process, and 34.7 percent are fully vaccinated. This week, the City received 52,000 vaccinations from the county, state, and federal level, which is our… [ Keep reading ]

SURVEY | Share your feedback on our proposed curbspace & parking changes near the new Roosevelt Station

It’s happening! Sound Transit announced this month that the Roosevelt Link Light Rail Station is on schedule to open on October 2, 2021! In preparation for the new station and new travel patterns in the area, we’re proposing updates to some on-street parking near the station. Read on to see them.   We want to hear… [ Keep reading ]

KEEP MOVING STREETS | Streets near Green Lake, Alki, & Lake Washington are open to people walking, rolling, biking, blading, scooting, & fun!

Enjoy fresh air and time outside on a Keep Moving Street that is closed to vehicles and open for people to walk, bike, and play! We, along with the rest of the world, made big adjustments to how we lived and traveled in 2020 to keep each other healthy. To help people stay healthy… [ Keep reading ]

Stay Alert & Drive Safe – April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Driving distracted is a danger to everyone on the roads. In recent months and weeks, there has been an uptick of collisions on our streets involving our most vulnerable travelers – people walking and biking (people not protected by vehicles). Our hearts ache for the lives lost and affected by these crashes and we reaffirm… [ Keep reading ]

Help us #NameThatSweeper!

We’re excited to introduce you to our new protected bike lane sweeper! The new sweeper is a mini version of our street sweepers and is designed to fit perfectly in our protected bike lanes. When it’s in action, it removes debris that might pose a hazard to people riding bikes and… [ Keep reading ]

Happy Earth Day from all of us at SDOT!

Today is Earth Day. Celebrate with us! The effects of climate change are undeniable. At the same time, changing the way we travel can be a powerful vehicle (pun intended!) to mitigate these effects. Importantly, our Black, Indigenous, and People of Color communities historically bear a larger burden when it comes to the effects of climate change. In this way, equity and… [ Keep reading ]

Free rides to your COVID-19 vaccination appointment

So you’ve made an appointment to get your COVID-19 vaccination. How are you going to get there? As of last week, anyone 16 years-old or older is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Washington State! The City of Seattle and its partners are administering COVID-19 vaccines at four sites in Seattle: West Seattle, Rainier Beach,… [ Keep reading ]

Earth Month | Belltown study hopes to identify solutions for easier deliveries and cleaner air in Seattle

The way people shop is changing. More and more we have everything from groceries, to medication, to furniture delivered to our homes. As demand for this service grows, so does the number of delivery trucks in our transportation system. The question becomes, how do we keep customers happy, keep people… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Alert: Paving starts on April 19 for East Green Lake Way N in Green Lake and Wallingford

Green Lake and Wallingford neighbors: Starting April 19, we’ll begin paving work on East Green Lake Way N between NE Ravenna Blvd and N 51st St. In July 2019, as part of the Green Lake and Wallingford Paving and Multimodal Improvements project, we began to make major improvements for people walking,… [ Keep reading ]