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Community meeting to learn about 15th Ave S improvements – Feb 26

We have fresh paving & intersection plans for 15th Ave S This year we’ll begin repaving about a mile of 15th Ave S between S Spokane St and S Angeline St, repaving a section of S Spokane St between S Columbian Way and 18th Ave S, and improving the intersection… [ 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 ]

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 ]

The Move Seattle Levy Update: A look back on a successful (& nearly complete!) year of work.

Our Quarter 3 (Q3) Report on the Levy to Move Seattle was published on October 30, and we’re here to tell you about all the great things we invested Levy dollars in last season. Brace yourselves! It’s a lot! It’s been about a year since we published the… [ Keep reading ]

The Two-Way Columbia St Transit Pathway is On Its Way!

We’re working with King County Metro to install a two-way transit pathway on Columbia St between Alaskan Way and 3rd Ave, opening to transit in early 2020. This pathway will support all-day transit service between West Seattle and downtown Seattle by creating an efficient and reliable route for buses… [ Keep reading ]

Right-sizing citation fees

If you’re walking or biking to work, busing to school, driving goods across town, or enjoying a meal at a sidewalk café, you’re using a shared public resource known as the right-of-way. The right-of-way is the space above, below, and at the surface of places like public streets, sidewalks,… [ Keep reading ]

Cowen Park Bridge Seismic Improvements Coming This Fall!

We are preparing to make seismic improvements to the Cowen Park Bridge to reduce the bridge’s vulnerability to earthquakes. Plan ahead and prepare for impacts to travel. Here’s what you can expect: SCHEDULE Construction on the Cowen Park Bridge is anticipated to begin this fall 2019 and… [ Keep reading ]

Come on down and ride the new 8th Ave protected bike lane!

Bring your bike (and don’t forget a helmet!) and come ride on the new protected bike lane on 8th Ave in downtown Seattle! The redesigned 8th Ave includes a one-way northbound protected bike lane between Pike St and Bell St, one travel lane, paid parking and load… [ Keep reading ]

Building a connected Seattle bike network.

Today, the Bicycle Master Plan (BMP) 2019 to 2024 Implementation Plan was delivered to City Council.  It identifies projects and programs which, combined with existing facilities, will deliver a robust connected citywide bike network. Using a combination of protected bike lanes, trails, neighborhood greenways, and funding for bike… [ Keep reading ]

A FREE Rainier Valley style & safety event w/Aramis Hamer

Rainier Valley is a multifaceted collection of communities in southeast Seattle anchored together by Rainier Ave S. The community is home to some of Seattle’s most culture-rich and diverse residents and schools. Rainier Ave S is also home to Seattle’s highest collision corridor. On average, Rainier Ave… [ Keep reading ]