As teleworking is up, traffic in Seattle is down this week.

Seattle, King County, and the State of Washington are taking strong measures to protect the health of residents amid the rapidly developing COVID-19 outbreak. The Governor’s March 11 announcement places a ban on gatherings of more than 250 people and March 12 announcement closed K-12 schools in King, Snohomish, and Pierce counties… [ Keep reading ]

Women of SDOT: Meet Angelina Louman

For Women’s History Month we’re highlighting a few of the many women at SDOT who inspire us, like Patricia Westsik and Annya Pintak. Next up: Angee Louman. Angelina Louman, known as Angee by most, is a strong, motivated, and compassionate crew chief on our bridge maintenance team. The answer: D!… [ Keep reading ]

Connect 2020 construction is coming to an end!

UPDATE from Sound Transit on March 19: Weekend Link light rail closure March 20-21. “Closures of Downtown Seattle Link stations will begin Friday evening (3/20) and extend through the weekend as crews wrap up the Connect 2020 construction process, through which Sound Transit has connected East King County tracks to… [ 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 ]

What’s moving Seattle this week: March 10 – 16

On March 11 Governor Inslee issued emergency proclamation that limits large events. All events that were listed on this blog have been cancelled, postponed, or changed. Follow event links to learn more about cancellations and rescheduling. Stay up to date with COVID-19 updates and public health recommendations at Public Health… [ Keep reading ]

Women of SDOT: Meet Patricia Westsik

For Women’s History Month we’re highlighting a few of the many women of SDOT who inspire us. Patricia Westsik is the only woman on ourSDOT Response Team & is one of the few women with her career story in the country. Patricia came to Seattle two and a half years… [ Keep reading ]

Women of SDOT: Meet Annya Pintak

March has been Women’s History Month since 1981. Yes, women, we get to share 31 glorious days with the likes of National Grammar Day and St. Patty’s Day. Celebrating the lives of women past and present while acknowledging barriers is so important. Even more important is looking at women’s history… [ Keep reading ]

What’s moving in Seattle this week: March 3 – 8

Here’s a look at events happening around the city this week that may impact how you choose to get around. Remember, stay home if you aren’t feeling well. Follow Public Health – Seattle & King County for updates on the COVID-19 Coronavirus. See ourUpcoming Construction & Events pagefor more info… [ Keep reading ]

Tomorrow is LEAP Day!

We’re always looking for more time, and tomorrow we get it – Leap Day! A whole extra day of the year! (If only that meant we got two Saturdays this weekend…) Leap Day is brought to you by Julius Caesar. Back in 45 BCE, he was first to declare an… [ Keep reading ]

Black History Month Celebrates Dr. Maya Angelou

We celebrate and honor the legacy ofDr. Maya Angelou as part of our four-partseriesfor Black History Month. You’re probably wondering how Angelou relates to transit, which is sort of the focus of our series. And ok – yes, we did just want to find a way to write about her… [ Keep reading ]