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Know before you go: quick travel tips for a busy 4th of July weekend

This weekend is the 4th of July – often a busy time for summer travel, and also a weekend full of summer construction and events. WSDOT’s Revive I-5 work continues this weekend to replace aging expansion joints on I-5 near downtown Seattle, and we have work planned on the Spokane… [ Keep reading ]

Weekend travelers: Expect traffic & consider riding transit if you plan to attend Seattle Pride festivities, with Revive I-5 and other construction scheduled this weekend

Travelers, please be aware. If you plan to attend this weekend’s Seattle Pride Parade, we encourage you to have fun, but leave yourself extra travel time to and from the event as WSDOT’s Revive I-5 work resumes this weekend. The essential I-5 maintenance work means increased traffic congestion as crews… [ Keep reading ]

Headed to the U District Street Fair this weekend? Plan ahead and consider transit options with scheduled Montlake Bridge closure.

Editor’s Note (5/20/2022 at 1:55 p.m.) – Update regarding this weekend’s Montlake Bridge closure: The Montlake Bridge will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday, May 20 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 23 while WSDOT contractor crews complete paving work on both ends of the bridge. At least one bridge sidewalk… [ Keep reading ]

West Seattle and Ballard light rail extensions project: City of Seattle elevates Seattle community interests in our formal comments to Sound Transit, as part of the planning and environmental review process.

Editor’s Note (June 8, 2022): We presented to the Seattle City Council on June 7 regarding the City’s draft recommendations. Recommended next steps include additional environmental analysis, continued community engagement, and other refinements to help minimize project impacts and promote system access for communities throughout the project corridor. To learn… [ Keep reading ]

Visiting the UW Cherry Blossom festival? Take transit, bike, walk, or roll – and enjoy more time celebrating spring!

Have you heard? The cherry blossoms are in full bloom on the University of Washington (UW) Seattle campus, and people are flocking to see them! If you’re planning to go in the next few weeks, please consider riding transit, biking, walking, or rolling, if it’s possible for you. While today… [ Keep reading ]

Traveling during the holidays? Skip the traffic, save time, and reduce pollution by considering walking, rolling, biking, or taking transit!

The holiday season is here! This year, do yourself a favor and go car-free if you can for your trips to visit family, do your holiday shopping, and get wherever else you need to go. It could save you time, stress, and reduce traffic congestion to help others travel faster,… [ 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 ]

New Sound Transit Link Stations Open for Business

Last Saturday, Sound Transit opened two new link light rail stations in the vibrant communities of Capitol Hill and the UW. Our community showed overwhelming support with the trains filled to capacity. About 30,000 boarded the trains at the two stations on the first day. Passengers who hopped on the inaugural… [ Keep reading ]