Posts tagged with COVID-19 Archives - SDOT Blog

Register Yourself and Your Community for a Vaccine Appointment

Our region and state continue to make incredible progress on vaccinations. As of April 23, an estimated 61.5 percent of Seattle residents have begun the vaccination process, and 34.7 percent are fully vaccinated. This week, the City received 52,000 vaccinations from the county, state, and federal level, which is our… [ Keep reading ]

Free rides to your COVID-19 vaccination appointment

Updated 5/25/21: Uber and Lyft are also offering free rides to and from COVID-19 vaccination sites from May 24th until July 4th! So you’ve made an appointment to get your COVID-19 vaccination. How are you going to get there? As of May 13, 2021, anyone 12 years-old or older is eligible to receive a… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT’s Best of the Month: January 2021 | COVID-19 and winter weather response, and making our streets work for all.

Summary In this SDOT’s Best of the Month, we’ll highlight (non-West Seattle Bridge!) projects that made news – and some that didn’t. We created a new COVID-19 Transportation Response, Reopening, and Recovery page on our website so that you can see how we’re working to keep Seattle safe and moving. … [ Keep reading ]

In the COVID-19 Impact Assessment of the Levy to Move Seattle, we analyze & recommend changes to previous project pause decisions made because of COVID-19 budget impacts

Summary  Back in December, we introduced the values, goals, and process that guided our 2020 COVID-19 Impact Assessment (COVID Assessment) of the Levy to Move Seattle.  This is a powerful Levy that, despite challenges, will result in a vast array of improvements citywide by the end of its lifetime.   However, local funding… [ Keep reading ]

Safe Routes to School Emergency COVID-19 Response grants of up to $1,000 are still available

UPDATE: July 20, 2021 The Safe Routes to School Program is no longer offering our COVID-19 Response Grants. Please see our Mini Grant webpage to learn more about our other grant opportunity. Summary Back in October, we announced emergency COVID-19 Response grants offered through our Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program. This grant… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Scooter Share program reaches important milestone and rolls toward Seattle City Council

Editor’s note: Updated on Aug 19 to reflect City Council committee vote We have made a lot of progress (and a lot has changed) since we announced plans to move forward with the steps necessary to bring scooters to Seattle. After ongoing conversations with the community, we have proposed a… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan Announces Free Street Closure Permits Available for Restaurant and Business Operation During Pandemic

Building on the City’s free permits for sidewalk cafes and curb spaces, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced today an expansion of street closure permit options for one or more blocks as part of the City of Seattle’s efforts to support businesses during the ongoing public health crisis. These new permits… [ Keep reading ]

For reliable customer access as businesses reopen, paid on-street parking will resume July 13 at the lowest rate

Starting Monday, July 13, we’ll reinstate on-street paid parking and hourly time limited parking enforcement. Paid parking and hourly time limited parking enforcement were suspended in early April in response to the Governor’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order. With King County’s transition to Phase 2 of the Safe Start Plan, businesses are reopening, and reliable… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]