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Happy Labor Day weekend, Seattle! Here’s our last roundup of weekend travel tips for the summer.

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic: Trans Pride Seattle PAX West Bratfest National Cinema Day Bicycle Weekend on Lake Washington Boulevard Home games for Seattle sports Construction snapshot Transit and trip planning resources It’s officially September, and summer… [ Keep reading ]

It’s time for Seafair, sports, and more summer festivals! Check out our tips for smooth travel this weekend. 

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic: Seafair Weekend Festival Umoja Fest Magnolia Summerfest Lake City Summer Festival and Parade Home games for Seattle sports Construction snapshot Transit and trip planning resources It’s looking to be a beautiful weekend,… [ Keep reading ]

On-street paid parking summer rate adjustments take effect on July 11. Plus, pay by phone option now available for commercial vehicle load zones.

Summary: On Monday, July 11, on-street paid parking rate adjustments in Seattle will take effect. Rates are set based on real-world data to help ensure enough parking spots are available at locations around the city at various times of day. Overall, rates remain low at many locations, with approximately 75%… [ Keep reading ]

Headed to the Fremont Fair this weekend? Consider taking transit, biking, walking, or rolling, and leave yourself extra travel time!

The Fremont Fair is one of Seattle’s iconic community celebrations, ringing in the start of summer over the solstice weekend with 300+ craft vendors, the annual solstice parade, live local music, delicious food and drink options, and more. We encourage anyone planning to attend the event to plan ahead and… [ Keep reading ]

Headed to the U District Street Fair this weekend? Plan ahead and consider transit options with scheduled Montlake Bridge closure.

Editor’s Note (5/20/2022 at 1:55 p.m.) – Update regarding this weekend’s Montlake Bridge closure: The Montlake Bridge will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday, May 20 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 23 while WSDOT contractor crews complete paving work on both ends of the bridge. At least one bridge sidewalk… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Restored program facilitates pop-up shops and art installations in and around downtown Seattle – check out how get there via transit and other travel options!

Summary: Seattle’s Office of Economic Development (OED) is partnering with Shunpike and Seattle Good Business Network to host the Seattle Restored program. Seattle Restored matches local small businesses and artists with vacant downtown Seattle storefronts to help revive the central city with creativity and commerce! Pop up shops and art… [ Keep reading ]

We’re adjusting on-street parking rates on Monday, March 28 to help keep parking spots available for customers in commercial areas and in neighborhoods throughout Seattle – find the new rates and other details here

Summary: On Monday, March 28, on-street paid parking rate adjustments will take effect, based on an analysis of the latest available parking occupancy data collected in January 2022. On-street paid parking rates are adjusted in various business districts and neighborhoods in Seattle by the time of day to manage local… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle to begin issuing warnings for the 72-hour parking rule on October 15, with an initial focus on abandoned, hazardous vehicles

With an increase of abandoned vehicles across Seattle, the City of Seattle will resume enforcing the 72-hour parking rule beginning October 15, 2021. While warnings and citations may be issued on any vehicle parked in one place for 72 hours, the initial focus will be on clearing unoccupied hazardous vehicles… [ Keep reading ]

SURVEY | Share your feedback on our proposed curbspace & parking changes near the new Northgate & University District Stations

Recent curbspace access and parking updates:  Paid parking rate adjustments coming June 1 to improve access to Seattle restaurants, cafes, stores, and other businesses. On-street parking & curbspace changes coming to Uptown. Uptown community informs new plan to prioritize on-street parking for neighborhood businesses and residents and encourage transit use, biking and walking to… [ Keep reading ]

SURVEY | Share your feedback on our proposed curbspace & parking changes near the new Roosevelt Station

It’s happening! Sound Transit announced this month that the Roosevelt Link Light Rail Station is on schedule to open on October 2, 2021! In preparation for the new station and new travel patterns in the area, we’re proposing updates to some on-street parking near the station. Read on to see them.   We want to hear… [ Keep reading ]