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Interested in serving as a community representative on a Seattle transportation advisory board or committee? Learn more about current and upcoming volunteer opportunities.

Editor’s Note (May 3, 2024): We originally published this blog post on March 9, 2022, and have continued to update it since then with the latest information. Summary: Below you can find ‘drop-down’ links to each individual board and committee, as well as general information about the application process: Promoting… [ Keep reading ]

Youth Transportation Summit participants deliver 5 key recommendations to City of Seattle leadership

Blog stats: 650 words | 3-minute read At-a-glance: Climate justice and transportation access are highly important issues to this generation of youth and young adults. Young people are eager and excited for more spaces to have conversations about these topics, particularly around influencing government decision-making. All of the recommendations detailed… [ 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 ]

Changes are coming to Bell St and Waterfront Seattle wants to hear from you! 

Quick link: Visit the Bell Street project online open house to learn more and share your thoughts! Blog stats: 250 words | 2-minute read Waterfront Seattle is kicking off a design process for the Bell Street project, which supports the program’s goal to create more accessible and comfortable east-west connections…. [ Keep reading ]

We’re attending community events this summer – come chat with us about transportation in Seattle! 

Please note: you can click here to jump down to the list of events we’ll be attending this summer. In past years, our team would table at community events around the city to speak with people about their transportation needs, City programs and projects happening or coming up in their… [ 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 ]

Snow storm update: Where we stand as we head into the New Year weekend, plus a few important safety reminders

Since snow first arrived to the Seattle area over the December 25-26 weekend, our crews have been working tirelessly to help clear roads across the city and provide reliable access routes for transit and emergency services as part of our winter weather response plan. When another round of snow fell… [ Keep reading ]

Join us this Saturday, October 2 at community events to celebrate the grand opening of the new John Lewis Memorial Bridge at Northgate and three new Link light rail stations!

Summary of events on Saturday, October 2: #1: John Lewis Memorial Bridge at Northgate opening: You’re invited to celebrate opening of this new pedestrian and bicycle bridge over I-5. Our event runs from 10 a.m. to noon at the North Seattle College North Lot. Event details are available on our… [ Keep reading ]

We partnered with East African Community Services and Superpedestrian to distribute 100 bikes to BIPOC youth last week!

Together with East African Community Services and Superpedestrian, we distributed 100 bikes to middle and high school students on August 3rd. We handed out free bikes and bike-related gear to a youth cohort based primarily in the NewHolly community in the Rainier Valley. East African Community Services helps East African… [ Keep reading ]

Working Together Toward Vision Zero

Seattle is consistently recognized as one of the safest and fastest growing cities in the country. Over the past 10 years, Seattle has seen a 30 percent decline in traffic fatalities, even as our our city continues to grow. On February 12, 2015, Seattle adopted Vision Zero and has been highlighted as… [ Keep reading ]