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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 ]

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 ]

Mike Estey: Our Parking and Mobility Pro!

Mike Estey, our Parking Programs Manager, was recognized last Wednesday for his many accomplishments at the International Parking and Mobility Institute’s (IMPI)’s 2019 IPMI Conference & Expo in Anaheim, CA. Mike was named James M. Hunnicut Parking Professional of the Year, which is a huge honor! Mike has been working… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle to celebrate 100th Community Engagement Event | SR 99 Viaduct closure & Seattle Squeeze!

To inform people about their travel options during the SR 99 closure and beyond, the City of Seattle – in coordination with partners at the Washington State Department of Transportation, King County Metro, and Sound Transit – has been actively engaged in briefing communities since early September, throughout Seattle and… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Department of Transportation releases new workplan for delivering on the Levy to Move Seattle

From levy assessment to new levy action plan; SDOT provides more detail and transparency in project delivery. Hey there Seattle! As we work to deliver safer streets, better roads, and more reliable transit options, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is updating residents and taxpayers on the improvements we’ve made in… [ Keep reading ]

More good news for the Year 3 Seattle Transportation Benefit District Performance Report.

Thanks to service improvements funded by the Seattle Transportation Benefit District, transit availability and access is growing – and access to transit is at an all-time high in Seattle. As we continue to do even more to expand access to affordable transit in Seattle, we are already seeing critical advances to… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle.gov/traffic – Your web resource for the Period of Maximum Constraint!

With eight weeks until #Realign99, we’ve launched a new website! It’s here! To help you prepare for Seattle’s new era of tough traffic that begins on January 11, 2019, with a three-week closure of SR 99 downtown as WSDOT works to #Realign99 , we’ve worked with our partners in the… [ Keep reading ]

Engineering News Record NW features the renovation of Yesler Way Bridge.

The renovation of Yesler Way Bridge is featured in this month’s issue of Engineering News Record (ENR) Northwest, and tonight our project team gets honored for their good work on the Yesler Way Bridge Rehabilitation Project. The effort won ENR Northwest’s Best Project Award for Renovation/Restoration. Judges reviewed more than 30 projects… [ Keep reading ]