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Moving Forward with Scooter Share Pilot

As 2019 draws to a close, we’re excited to share what we’ve done in preparation for the scooter share pilot launch coming this spring. Visit our scooter share page to find detailed summaries of our outreach and engagement efforts and pilot framing in our year end update. Following Mayor… [ 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 ]

The plan to make bike share work better for everyone.

We released our Q2 2019 Bike Share Report today, which shows that people took nearly 900,000 trips on Lime & Jump bikes in the first half of 2019.  We’re excited that so many people are embracing bike share as a healthy and environmentally friendly way to get around. We also need… [ Keep reading ]

Next steps to create a community-driven Scooter Share Program for Seattle.

We’ve made it a priority for our bike share program to function well for everyone, & we continue to work with service providers & the traveling public to do so. We want to do the same with a potential scooter share pilot.   “We will work with stakeholders… [ Keep reading ]

Let’s Go, South Lake Union! Check out our new website to see all of your transportation options in SLU.

Did you know more than 50,000 people live and work in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood? With thousands of people traveling to and through the neighborhood, LetsGoSLU.com highlights all the ways you can get to and through the neighborhood using transit, walking, biking, and new mobility options. It’s also a… [ Keep reading ]

Bike Share Parking 101

Alright Seattle, we know you already know the obvious places where you’re not supposed to park a bike share bike.  GeekWire put together a comprehensive list of incorrectly parked bikes across Seattle in 2017. Presented without comment. But, there are certain spots you may not realize are… [ Keep reading ]

Meet Sam, SDOT’s new director!

Welcome, Sam! Monday marked the first day on the job for SDOT’s new director, Sam Zimbabwe. Here’s a snip from his first email to the City team: “Thank you for welcoming me so enthusiastically to Seattle! I can’t express what an honor it is to be a… [ Keep reading ]

Start Your New Year’s Resolution Early: Talk to Your Employer About Commute Options.

 The words “Seattle Squeeze” are buzzing around the region. Beginning with WSDOT’s permanent closure of the Alaska Way Viaduct on January 11 and continuing over the next three years, Seattle is entering a new era of tough traffic. Private and public megaprojects will continue to reduce capacity on our… [ Keep reading ]

We’re launching version 2.0 of free-floating bike share to give people more options to get around Seattle.

 After months of evaluation and review, at Mayor Jenny Durkan’s direction we’re ready to issue permits to three bike share vendors for the next permit year – Jump, Lime, and Lyft– so people have more options for getting around Seattle. Good results from our bike share pilot. We learned in our… [ Keep reading ]

How you get around Seattle is changing. #GetReady #Realign99

If you’ve not noticed our traffic patterns changing already, you’re going to notice very soon. Starting January 11, 2019, the Puget Sound region will experience the longest closure of a major highway it has ever experienced. (In addition, there are more than 65 construction cranes dotting our skyline and work… [ Keep reading ]