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Alaskan Way Safety Project nears 100% design milestone | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,100 words | 6-minute read At-a-glance: We’re nearing final design on the Alaskan Way Safety Project and would like to share an overview of what the project will build, and how it ties in with other projects in the area. Once complete, this project will support a safer,… [ Keep reading ]

Enjoy biking and scooting around Seattle with these safety tips and resources | Bike Everywhere Month

Blog stats: 900 words | 4-minute read At-a-glance: Lighter days and clearer weather are finally upon us, and we’re ready to ride – join us with these tips, tools, and resources to get you rolling in the right direction. How to use scooter and bike share Interested in trying one… [ Keep reading ]

Magnolia Bridge eastbound closure starts December 23; work expected to take 2-3 days to complete

Blog stats: 550 words | 3-minute read UPDATE (December 23, 2023 at 1:45pm): The eastbound Magnolia Bridge is back open, sooner than expected! We have completed work on the necessary repairs. There is a temporary detour of 50 feet of sidewalk expected to be in place through Tuesday, 12/26, as… [ Keep reading ]

New Safe Routes to School annual report highlights investments in Seattle students biking, walking, and rolling!

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 5-minute read At a Glance: Safe Routes to School is a national movement to make it easier and safer to walk, bike, and roll to school to build community, support students to get exercise, improve safety, and reduce pollution. Seattle’s Safe Routes to School program… [ Keep reading ]

Data shows more people biking & walking along West Marginal Way SW without impacting freight travel | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 5-minute read At-a-glance: Post-project results The West Marginal Way SW Safety Corridor Project has led to several notable outcomes, including safety benefits for people biking, walking, rolling, and driving. Travel volumes Supporting our Vision Zero efforts This project closely aligns with our Vision Zero plan… [ Keep reading ]

We’re making more Healthy Street locations permanent!  

Blog stats: 800 words | 4-minute read At-a-glance: Thank you to everyone who participated in our evaluation processes for Healthy Streets! Over the past year, we’ve been working with neighbors, collecting public feedback, and evaluating community use trends to determine if and where more Healthy Street locations should become permanent…. [ Keep reading ]

Update: Automated Enforcement pilot program adds cameras to increase data set for a more robust analysis

Update March 28, 2024: This blog post was originally posted in November 2021 and has been updated with the latest information. Update (March 2024) Block the box traffic safety camera at the follow locations will be activated on April 8, 2024. Once activated, the new traffic camera will photograph the license… [ Keep reading ]

Melrose Ave street changes at E Pike and E Pine streets in Capitol Hill coming soon

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 5-minute read At-a-glance: We’re making updates to Melrose Ave between E Pike St and E Pine St in Capitol Hill. These changes will make the street more comfortable for people walking, biking, and rolling. They’ll also address issues of illegal parking and illegal left turns… [ Keep reading ]

RapidRide J Line design complete, construction begins next year | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,200 words | 6-minute read We have completed the final design of the RapidRide J Line! In the coming months, we’ll advance the process of selecting a contractor and begin preparations for construction, which is expected to begin in summer 2024. This project upgrades King County Metro’s Route… [ Keep reading ]

A smoother bike ride under the Ballard Bridge is on the way

Blog stats: 500 words | 3-minute read We’re gearing up to pave a section of bike path along Shilshole Ave NW that currently crosses railway tracks beneath the Ballard Bridge. The new asphalt covering will allow people to bike through the area without crossing the tracks at a sharp angle…. [ Keep reading ]