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Seattle Transportation Plan | Mayor Bruce Harrell’s Recommended Seattle Transportation Plan goes to City Council for adoption 

Summary After two years of public engagement, we have developed a recommended Seattle Transportation Plan and shared it with City Council today. The Seattle Transportation Plan is one important piece of our city’s long-term vision for the future. Together with the One Seattle Comprehensive Plan Update, we are looking at… [ Keep reading ]

Design finalized for the Route 40 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor! | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 1,600 words | 8-minute read We’ve completed final design on the Route 40 Transit-Plus Multimodal Corridor project with vital input from the community. This project will create a safer and more reliable bus route and Seattle’s first-ever freight- and bus-only lane. Since early 2020, we’ve engaged community members… [ Keep reading ]

Women’s History Month 2023: Celebrating the Women Who Tell Our Stories

Blog stats: 1,800 words | 10-minute read At-a-Glance: Editor’s Note: This blog post was written by SDOT Communications Interns Maddie Dewhirst and Neha Chinwalla, in close collaboration with the three women highlighted within. Since 1987, the United States has celebrated Women’s History Month to better recognize women and their accomplishments… [ Keep reading ]

Summer outreach recap: Thank you for coming out and speaking with us at community events!

This summer, we attended events throughout Seattle to hear from you about your transportation needs and share updates about some exciting projects happening in neighborhoods across the city. Our staff and consultants participated in over 30 events, farmers markets, and festivals. Our outreach efforts would not have been possible without… [ Keep reading ]

Lake Washington Blvd updates: community visioning process starting soon, and summer 2022 Bicycle Weekends schedule published.

Summary: This blog post includes two main updates. Please click on the two links directly below to jump down to each update. Lake Washington Blvd Visioning Process Overview Summer 2022 Bicycle Weekends on Lake Washington Blvd – Schedule Details Lake Washington Blvd Visioning Process Overview In the coming weeks, in… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Month | Engaging with the public, installing new signs at crosswalks, highlighting everything your Levy dollars made possible in 2021, celebrating Women’s History Month, and more!  

In case you missed it, we’re sharing highlights from the SDOT Blog each month. Here are some of our top blog posts from February. SDOT Blog Monthly Highlights – March 2022  1) SEATTLE TRANSPORTATION PLAN | Announcing our community partners and the beginning of public engagement  2) VISION ZERO |… [ Keep reading ]

We resurfaced more than 200 blocks of city streets this year to help prolong their lifespan as part of our “Slurry Seal” program – check out the results!

Summary: Each year, our Slurry Seal program helps preserve and maintain street pavement across the city. The pandemic limited our capacity in the summer of 2020, so to help catch up, we completed resurfacing work in 3 neighborhoods this year, as compared to our typical 2 areas per year. This… [ Keep reading ]