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Supply & Demand | 2018 Annual Parking Study

The Seattle 2018 Annual Parking Study is out – helping you to play like a parking pro! Every year since 2010, the Performance-Based Parking Pricing Program assesses supply and demand, to help drivers more reliably find short-term parking. The effort supports downtown mobility by reducing circling and cruising for an… [ Keep reading ]

Rally & March Impact Afternoon Commute in Downtown Seattle | Thursday, November 8

Heads up if you’re travelling downtown during rush hour this afternoon, Thursday, November 8, especially around 5 PM. A coalition of groups will be holding a rally and march regarding the dismissal of former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in coordination with a series of rallies at the 5 PM hour across… [ Keep reading ]

A SPECIAL DELIVERY: UPS pilot kicks off with a public/private partnership creating a new urban delivery system.

Let’s try it! Seattle is entering a new era of tough traffic. In the next five years, Seattle’s downtown will be in a state of transition to meet the needs of our growing city. More than 1,000 projects will be underway and people (this includes people delivering goods) traveling in and… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Jenny Durkan announces launch of SDOT Response Team!

Continuing preparation for AWV closure. Today, Mayor Jenny Durkan announced the launch of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) Response Team. It includes the hiring of a national expert; increased staffing operating citywide 24/7; and new response trucks equipped with red lights, sirens, and digital messaging signs.   “As we… [ Keep reading ]

The SR 99 Viaduct is permanently closing in January – here’s what we’re doing to help you get around downtown.

The Alaskan Way Viaduct is closing permanently in January 2019 & new SR 99 tunnel is opening in February 2019. We all knew it was coming, but that doesn’t necessarily make it easier to experience a closed Alaskan Way Viaduct (AWV) with a not-yet-open SR 99 tunnel, and for three… [ 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 ]

Making The 8 Less L8! | Today – 8/28

One of the busiest stretches of Denny Way, eastbound from Fairview Ave E to Stewart St, is about to get a new transit-only lane—dedicated to moving many people efficiently. The project is part of a larger effort to address the historically late King County Metro Route 8, which serves an… [ Keep reading ]

HAPPY HOLIDAYS, SEATTLE! Our offices will be closed on 12.25.17.

Seattle, we wish you a safe and warm holiday season! The City of Seattle will be closed on 12.25.17. and on-street parking will be free on this day. Whatever mode of transportation, please allow for extra time and get there safely. : Dongho Chang

Ride Seattle Streetcars for FREE on Tues., Dec. 12!

Happy Anniversary South Lake Union Streetcar! Tuesday, December 12, marks the tenth anniversary of service for the South Lake Union line of the Seattle Streetcar. In celebration of ten years of service, all rides on City of Seattle streetcars will be free on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Thank you for… [ Keep reading ]

Check it out! SDOT Releases New Performance Report

Are you curious about how SDOT tracks progress, measures success and stays true to our mission to make Seattle a safe, interconnected, vibrant, innovative, and affordable city? We do it by Moving the Needle! That’s right. To better communicate how we accomplish these things, we have developed and released Moving… [ Keep reading ]