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New public artwork just landed in Highland Park | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 750 words | 4-minute read Quick links: Overview: Where’s the Party art installation In 2022, a community selection panel chose artist Matthew Mazzotta to create a new work of art as part of the Highland Park Way SW and SW Holden St Safety Improvements Project. Today, in collaboration… [ Keep reading ]

Free adaptive cycling program returns this summer with Outdoors for All!

Blog stats: 800 words | 4-minute read At-a-glance: With summer right around the corner, we’re excited to share this year’s Outdoors for All adaptive cycling program schedule! Outdoors for All offers adaptive cycle rentals for children and adults with disabilities at the Adaptive Cycling Center in Magnuson Park. The cycling… [ Keep reading ]

Share your input on the design of the Alki Point Healthy Street

At our project open house on Wednesday, Nov. 9, we shared design plans for the Alki Point Healthy Street. We want your feedback on the design of the Healthy Street, including signs, landscaping, travel lanes, and traffic calming elements such as traffic circles and curb bulbs. For anyone who couldn’t… [ Keep reading ]

New, safer street designs proposed for Beacon Hill

We’ve been working with Beacon Hill and southeast Seattle communities to create people-focused streets that help everyone get around safely and gets us closer to completing the citywide active transportation network. Today, we’re sharing new plans for the 15th Ave S and Beacon Ave S bike route that embody best… [ Keep reading ]

Take our survey: Help design Lake Washington Boulevard to enhance safety for all users of the street, and promote walking and biking

Quick link: Take our survey to share your thoughts and input about Lake Washington Boulevard. In May, we announced the start of a community visioning process for Lake Washington Boulevard. This process, in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation and the community, will co-create design concept(s) that promote pedestrian and… [ Keep reading ]

Fall is here, and we’re sharing important reminders to help keep sidewalks, planting strips, and gutters clear!

Please note: this blog post is available in additional languages via the links below, including Amharic, Chinese, Korean, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese: Summary: Removing leaves keeps the sidewalk safe and accessible so that everyone can travel, particularly people who have accessibility needs or have a harder time getting around…. [ Keep reading ]

We’re celebrating Walk to School Day and Month – and a national award for our work to support safe travel to schools

Summary: Today, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell joined SDOT Director Greg Spotts, Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Brent Jones, National Center for Safe Routes to School Director Nancy Pullen-Seufert, and students and parents for a walk to Dunlap Elementary School in Rainier Beach on Walk to School Day (October 12). The… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Month | Welcoming our new director, reopening the West Seattle Bridge, reflecting on a Week Without Driving, 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 September.  SDOT Blog Monthly Highlights – September 2022 Summer outreach recap: Thank you for coming out and speaking with us at community events!  Roadside Chat | Welcoming… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrating the grand opening of Detective Cookie Chess Park!

This past weekend, community members in Southeast Seattle celebrated the grand opening of Detective Cookie Chess Park in Rainier Beach! Mayor Bruce Harrell, Seattle Police Chief Adrian Diaz, Detective Cookie, SDOT Director Greg Spotts, and other City staff joined together with community members to commemorate the new park. This project… [ 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 ]