Dear Seattle, XOXO. ❤️

Do you hear that sound? It’s hallmark knockin’ on your door with another holiday, folks. The day is complicated and mushy, but we’d like to look at it is an opportunity to LOVE our friends, families, and communities a little louder. Whether you’re already dreaming of jumping into PJs with… [ Keep reading ]

We’ve Published Our Proposed Director’s Rule on Design Standards for Small Wireless Facilities

Today, we’ve released our proposed Design Standards for Small Wireless Facilities (SWF) on Poles. Our goal with these standards is to reduce visual impacts to the streets and sidewalks that form the public right-of-way while establishing rules concerning SWF design. Wireless providers are already installing SWF in Seattle, and the… [ Keep reading ]

Road engineers experience crossing the street in a wheelchair

Our sidewalks are used by people of all ages and abilities. As we design street improvements & prioritize pedestrian safety, it’s important to do our best to understand how people with different abilities use our sidewalks & street crossings. In addition to staying to date on American with Disabilities Act… [ Keep reading ]

See what’s moving in Seattle this week: Feb 11 – 16

Here’s a look at large-scale events happening around the city this week that may impact travel times. ? See our Upcoming Construction & Events page for more info on construction that could impact how you get around town. ? Also, don’t forget to look at our Citywide Events Calendar for more things… [ Keep reading ]

Buses will shift to more reliable route between West Seattle & Downtown Seattle on Feb 22.

For 26,000 daily bus riders on 12 routes, the Seattle Squeeze is about to get a little easier starting Feb 22 when Columbia Street extension to the waterfront opens. For years, bus riders from Burien, White Center, and West Seattle traveled swiftly to and from downtown Seattle. However, the pathway… [ Keep reading ]

Link light rail weekend closure & platform changes coming your way!

We’re halfway done with the #Connect2020 Link light rail disruptions! Two things you need to know: Weekend Closure: Shuttle buses replace Link trains this weekend between Capitol Hill and SODO starting Friday, February 7 at 9pm. Platform switch: Starting Monday, February 10, Link light rail riders will board… [ Keep reading ]

Let’s Celebrate! Northgate Bike & Pedestrian Bridge Groundbreaking

Today, Seattle Mayor Durkan and Councilmember Debora Juarez hosted a groundbreaking celebration to mark the start of construction on the Northgate Pedestrian and Bike Bridge over Interstate 5. They were joined by other civic leaders, transportation agency partners, and community organizations who have supported this project. The bridge… [ Keep reading ]

Following major Vision Zero Safety changes, new Bike & Pedestrian Safety Analysis to help inform Seattle’s approach to eliminating traffic deaths

In December 2019, Mayor Durkan announced a series of steps that the city is taking to make our streets safer and achieve our Vision Zero goal of ending traffic deaths and serious injuries on city streets by 2030. These steps include reducing speed limits to 25 mph across the city,… [ Keep reading ]

See what’s moving Seattle: Feb 3 – Feb 9

Check out these events around Seattle that may impact travel times this week. Plan your travel and consider alternate modes of transportation #FlipYourTrip. T H U R S D A Y   F E B  6 Seattle RV Show: At CenturyLink Field Event Center.  Show hours: 11am – 8pm. … [ Keep reading ]

Fulfilling our promise to build a connected Center City Bike Network

In 2019 we added 35 blocks of bike lanes to our Center City Bike Network. For the first time, people of all ages and abilities have a safer bike connection all the way from the Chinatown-International District to South Lake Union and beyond! Last year we added protected bike… [ Keep reading ]