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NEW year = NEW commute!

Have you set any New Year’s resolutions for 2020? How about doing something good for yourself (stress-less), your city, & your planet. Pledge to commute car-free 1x a week. We’ve all set too-audacious New Year’s resolutions that we’ve given up on before we even start. Did you stress out a… [ Keep reading ]

MLS Cup Champions – Seattle Sounders hosts celebration parade in downtown Seattle, Tues. Nov 12

Sunday was an …E P I C… day for Seattle Sounders fans! Now here comes the celebratory parade. The Sounders made history at CenturyLink Field on Sunday as the second most attended MSL Cup of all time. Tickets to the 24th MLS Cup sold out in minutes and 69,274… [ Keep reading ]

October 11-13: Adjusting the NB SR 99 Bus Lane to Keep People Moving

After working with our transportation partners to reinstall the bus-only lane on northbound SR 99 north of the West Seattle Bridge in late September, we are adjusting the bus-only lane this weekend to give people driving more time to merge before the bus-only lane begins. Why was the… [ Keep reading ]

SpokesSalmon Sal Says “Flip Your Trip” and Commute Car-Free Once a Week!

To reduce the number of people driving alone downtown during peak commute times, we launched a new campaign called #FlipYourTrip to encourage people to commute car-free at least once a week to downtown Seattle. Our message is simple: if you usually drive into Seattle by yourself, commuting car-free once… [ Keep reading ]

The Two-Way Columbia St Transit Pathway is On Its Way!

We’re working with King County Metro to install a two-way transit pathway on Columbia St between Alaskan Way and 3rd Ave, opening to transit in early 2020. This pathway will support all-day transit service between West Seattle and downtown Seattle by creating an efficient and reliable route for buses… [ Keep reading ]

A critical safety project to replace the aging Fairview Ave N bridge kicks off construction next week.

Thousands of people travel on Fairview Ave N between South Lake Union and Eastlake every day without even realizing that they’re passing over Seattle’s last remaining major road on a wooden bridge. The road next to the historic Lake Union Steam Plant building just south of where Fairview Ave… [ Keep reading ]

September 12: S Dearborn St Closes for Viaduct Demolition

WSDOT crews will close S Dearborn St and narrow 1st Ave S to two lanes beginning Thursday, September 12 in order to remove the remaining section of the Alaskan Way Viaduct. S Dearborn St will be closed for up to 10 days while crews remove the viaduct overhead. Plan… [ Keep reading ]

Upcoming Intersection Closures at SW Avalon Way and 35th Ave SW

What’s happening on SW Avalon Way and 35th Ave SW? SW Avalon Way and 35th Ave SW in West Seattle are seeing major improvements! This past April, as a part of the SW Seattle Paving: 35th/Avalon Project, construction began to make safety and transit improvements for people walking, bicycling, driving… [ Keep reading ]

Relief is coming for 1st Ave S buses to West Seattle.

We’re nearly 9 months into the #SeattleSqueeze & getting around parts of Seattle continues to be a real challenge. West Seattle and Pioneer Square have both taken the brunt of construction-related traffic impacts this past year, and so people who rely on buses traveling through both of these neighborhoods… [ Keep reading ]

Alaskan Way Viaduct Construction Impacts on Alaskan Way and Denny Way

In case you missed it, check out this helpful information from the Washington State Department of Transportation about impacts to Alaskan Way and Denny Way as part of the Alaskan Way Viaduct demolition and the North Surface Streets connections! Check it out ??? The viaduct is shrinking along Seattle’s waterfront and the… [ Keep reading ]