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Halloween & Day Light Savings (ends) Safety Tips

This blog was updated on October 30, 2019 @12:00 PM It’s T-minus 24 hours until trick or treating, which means excitement is building for little kids everywhere as they envision their Halloween candy hauls to come. And let’s be honest, parents, you’re at least a little pumped to pick through… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle ranked #1 best bike city in America!

Bicycling magazine ranks Seattle as the #1 best bike city in America!  “From building bike lanes to boosting bike share to installing bike-specific traffic signals and simply creating more fun places and ways to ride,…” Bicycling magazine ranked 50 American cities that are creating the most awesome urban riding experience… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s transportation new normal is just around the corner.

We’re getting ready for the Maximum Constraint. Starting January 11, 2019, As early as this fall the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will move forward with the permanent closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct. This construction project is one of countless private and public construction projects taking place in the… [ Keep reading ]

When kids go back to school after summer vacation.

Regarding: Summer Remember that feeling when summer vacation was over and it was time to go back to school?  We feel you, Smeagol! The world has changed. I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once… [ Keep reading ]

APP DEADLINE EXTENDED | Apply for your Pop-up Park!

Who’s ready to PAAAARKY?!  Yes, that’s PARK and PARTY’s Hollywood couple name. This September 21, we’re bringing PARK(ing) Day back to parking spots near you! Get this annual global placemaking event on your calendars when communities unite and ignite imagination and expression. It’s the one day a year when you… [ Keep reading ]

Come celebrate art, community, and the new Rainier Valley Neighborhood Greenway!

What’s better than a new greenway? A greenway with art! Together with the Office of Arts and Culture, we’re proud to support seven emerging public artists through the Art Interruptions 2018 program. This year, artists will be featured through temporary art installations along the Rainier Valley Neighborhood Greenway between Rainier… [ Keep reading ]

NEW Speed Limit Map

Know thy limit. We get a pretty steady stream of phone calls and emails from people asking, “hey, what’s the speed limit on my street?” Totally legit question. Good news! We have a new speed limit map – you can zoom in, click on any street, and get an answer on the… [ Keep reading ]

So, what’s next for bike share in Seattle? 

Over the last year, we’ve been piloting a free-floating bike share program that gives people another option for getting around Seattle. Our goal with the pilot was to equitably increase city-wide mobility by permitting companies to operate in the city to test feasibility and ridership interest – at no cost… [ Keep reading ]

More Shade, More Gain | A Move Seattle Street Tree Story

Aaaaahhh, shade – it’s a beautiful thing. Now that summer is just a week away, we’re going to need more of it. Seattle is fortunate to have approximately 28% of its land covered with tree canopy. A conservative estimate of 300,000 street trees contributes to this amazing forest. Our Urban… [ Keep reading ]

It’s time to play in the streets!

Summer, summer, summertime! George Clinton was on to something when he said it was time to put a glide in your stride and a dip in yo’ hip. We have a feeling he was probably at a play street or block party somewhere in Seattle. ? When the sun is shining… [ Keep reading ]