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Free-Floating Bike Share Parking 101

The Free-floating (Dockless) Bike share pilot is going well and rolling into the third month. There are now three permitted privately-owned free-floating bike share companies permitted to operate in Seattle. Here are some useful tips for bike share users on where to park free-floating bike share bikes: Free-floating bike share… [ Keep reading ]

Have a Safe and Happy 4th of July! 

City of Seattle offices are closed on Tuesday, July 4th, in observance of Independence Day. Street parking is free in Seattle for the 4th of July holiday. Tens of thousands of people will gather around the shores of Lake Union Tuesday night to watch the annual 4th of July fireworks show. Whether you’re traveling… [ Keep reading ]

Renew and Ride: Youth ORCA Program Expanding

The Youth ORCA program is wrapping up its first full school year! And it’s been a great year – students in the program have taken 374,000 transit trips this school year – that’s a savings of $565,000 for the 2,500 students in the program! The ORCA cards students are using… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle offices are closed Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day

City of Seattle offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day. On-street parking is free in Seattle on Monday, May 29 for the Memorial Day holiday. Please travel safely and enjoy the holiday weekend as you reflect on those who served our great country. 3d U.S. Infantry (Old Guard) soldiers place… [ Keep reading ]

Vision Zero Speed Limit Changes Coming to Boyer Ave E and Harbor Ave SW

SEATTLE – On Friday, May 26, SDOT will lower the speed limit on Boyer Ave E in the Montlake neighborhood and on Harbor Ave SW in West Seattle as part of the city’s Vision Zero plan to end traffic deaths and serious injuries on city streets by 2030. Lower speeds… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle introduces Mercer Adaptive Signal System To Keep Traffic Moving

SDOT introduced a new adaptive traffic control system along Mercer Street between 3rd Ave W and I-5 which coordinates the operation of the traffic signals in and around the corridor to help vehicles move more efficiently. The system adapts to varying traffic conditions, such as congestion that may result from… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Partners with Scoop for Flexible Commuter Ride Sharing Pilot Program

SDOT today announced a pilot incentive program with Scoop Technologies, an app-based provider of flexible commuter ride sharing, to encourage carpooling and help ease congestion in the region. With funds from the City’s Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) program, the pilot will provide reduced price trips for carpoolers arriving and departing… [ Keep reading ]

Pothole Palooza Kicks off in Seattle

Seattle is kicking off Pothole Palooza on Monday, April 17, a campaign to aggressively repair potholes across the city. Beginning today, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is asking community members to report neighborhood potholes so we can map them out as our Pothole Rangers move throughout the city. There… [ Keep reading ]

Safe Routes to School Now Accepting Spring Mini Grant Applications

SDOT will begin accepting applications on April 1 for its Safe Routes to School Mini Grant Program, which provides grants of up to $1,000 to schools, PTAs, and community groups for education and encouragement programs for walking and biking to school. All public and private K-12 schools within the City… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Transit Riders will get more Late Night Bus Service this Fall

In September 2017, Seattle will more than double its service investment between 2 and 5 a.m., establishing new late-night connections throughout Seattle, and providing late night cross-town transit options for the first time ever.  Currently, Seattle fully funds the Night Owl Network (routes 82, 83, and 84) after a Metro… [ Keep reading ]