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Bike season is here!

Yes,a lot of people bike year-round in Seattle, but for those of us who don’t regularly brave the rain on bike, May often marks the beginning of bike season. May is historically#BikeMonth. In light the COVID-19 pandemic, bike month in Seattle looks a little different this year. Some bike month… [ Keep reading ]

Curbside pick-up zones coming to Seattle retail shops!

To support access to the Seattle businesses opening up for curbside delivery, we are rolling out new curbside priority pick-up zones. The State of Washington’s phased approach to re-opening now allows retail stores to re-open for curbside pick-up. To support these businesses, we are installing temporary 15-minute loading zones to… [ Keep reading ]

2020 bike investments to accelerate, including 20 miles of Stay Healthy Streets to become permanent in Seattle

Mayor Durkan and SDOT are makingat least20 miles ofthe StayHealthy Streets pilot permanent, andmoving forward witha bold vision of enhanced bike infrastructure. Mayor Jenny Durkan announcedtodaythat Seattlewill makeat least20 miles of Stay Healthy Streets permanent. She also directed SDOT toexpand the program to include routesinmoreneighborhoodsand acceleratetheinstallation ofnewbike facilitiessuch as Neighborhood… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle takes new steps to fine-tune traffic signals for people walking and rolling during COVID-19 health crisis

The COVID-19 health crisis has made usallrethink business as usual. Across thecity, creativepeoplehave been working together to plan and execute immediate changesto help people and businesses in our cityduring this unprecedented time.One way that weareadaptingtothe city’schanging needs has been toadjustnearly 800traffic signalsthroughout Seattle toreducethetime people need to wait to cross… [ Keep reading ]

Q1 update on the Levy to Move Seattle

On the heels of a very successful 2019, we had great momentum heading into 2020. In the first three months of the year, our project teams, crews, and contractors made meaningful progress on sidewalk, road, and transit projects funded by the voter approved Levy to Move Seattle. However, starting in… [ Keep reading ]

Get Ready! 11 More Miles of Stay Healthy Streets Coming Your Way

We’reopening11more miles ofStay Healthy Streetsto allow for safe social distancingwhile walking, rolling,running, skating,and biking! Lake City, Aurora Licton Springs, Ballard, and Delridge/Highland Parkcommunities will be able to access essential services, recreate, and walk their dogs near their homes while protecting the neighbors by keeping 6 feet apart. Stay Healthy Streets… [ Keep reading ]

Stay Healthy Streets continue this week and will add 3 new neighborhoods this weekend

We’reopening6more miles ofStay Healthy Streetsto allow for safe social distancingwhile walking, rolling,running, skating,and bikingthis Friday! Greenwood, Othello and Rainier Beach, and Beacon Hillcommunitieswill be able toaccess essential services, recreate, and walk their dogsnear their homeswhileprotecting their neighbors by keeping 6 feet apart24/7. We’re also extending the Central Districtrouteto includeEColumbia St,… [ Keep reading ]

ለምግብ ማንሻ ቅድሚያ የሚሰጠው ዞን

የማህበራዊ መራራቅ እርምጃዎችን እየተበረታታ ለአቅርቦት አሽከርካሪዎች እና ለደንበኞች የመውጫ ትዕዛዞችን እንዲወስዱ ቀላል ለማድረግ ሲባል የሲያትል ትራንስፖርት ክፍል በጎዳናዎች ላይ የመኪና ማቆሚያ ቦታዎችን ወደ ጊዜያዊ የሶስት ደቂቃ ተሳፋሪ የመጫኛ ዞኖች እየቀየረ ነው ፡፡ English-version of this blog here. እነዚህ አዲስ ጊዜያዊ የመጫኛ ቀጠናዎች በጊዜያዊ ማስታወቂያ ማስቀመጫዎች እና መለጠፊያዎች ላይ የተሳፋሪ የጭነት… [ Keep reading ]

Hey West Seattle residents, Thank you!

It’s beenovertwo weeks since we closed West Seattle High-Rise Bridge, and we’re incredibly gratefulforhow you’ve patiently navigated the closure and begun to adjust to thisongoing challenge. We know that the bridge closure isaninconvenience, especially for thosedrivingwho nowmusttravelmiles out of your way to get to essential jobs.We understand that theunexpectedclosurewas frustrating,… [ Keep reading ]

Doing our part to support a healthy Seattle

We’re committed to delivering a transportation system that keeps our city thriving and supports healthy living. The health of people living in Seattle and beyond is of utmost importance to us. At the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), we focus on providing healthy options for travel and building infrastructure to… [ Keep reading ]