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UPDATE! 3rd Ave transit improvements – Starts Mon. Aug. 20

Starting this Monday, August 20 fall. As the Washington State Department of Transportation plans for a full three-week closure as early as this fall, of SR 99 downtown – the Alaskan Way Viaduct – and the opening of a new SR 99 tunnel under downtown, we’re ramping up our strategy to deal… [ Keep reading ]

Pedal Your Way Through Seattle: 5 trails for a leisurely fall bike adventure

Whether you have more time now that the kids are back in school, or you simply want to get out and explore the city during these beautiful fall weekends with the family, recreational biking has never been easier. Enhanced biking trails with easy access from various neighborhoods, better bike rental… [ Keep reading ]

Pedestrian Improvements Planned For Pinehurst Neighborhood

Late 2017/early 2018 we’re making safety enhancements on 5th Ave NE between NE 115th St and NE 127th St to reduce crashes and make it easier to walk and bike in the Pinehurst neighborhood. This Vision Zero spot improvement project is part of our plan to end traffic deaths and… [ Keep reading ]

New Bike Lanes on Pike and Pine Streets!

You may have noticed a little something different on Pike and Pine streets on your way in this morning – these streets now have bike lanes! It’s all part of our Pike-Pine Mobility Improvements project which includes new bike lane markings, posts, signs, and bike signals on Pike St and Pine St between… [ Keep reading ]

Cross Safely for School, Kids!

We’re happy to report that the pedestrian crossing signal on Aurora at N 92nd was turned on just in time for the first week of school last week at Eagle Staff Middle School in north Seattle! Thanks to great community support, our Safe Routes to School program, Neighborhood Street Fund, and… [ Keep reading ]

South Side Walk It Out: Rainier Ave S Vision Zero Walking Tour This Saturday

Join us for a Rainier Ave S walking tour this Saturday, September 9, with our friends at Rainier Valley Greenways and The Urbanist! Two years ago, we redesigned a 1-mile stretch of Rainier Ave S in Columbia City and Hillman City to improve safety for all travelers. We’ve seen great… [ Keep reading ]

Enhancing Safety in Little Saigon

To meet our Vision Zero goal of reaching zero traffic fatalities and serious injuries on Seattle streets by 2030, we are proposing safety improvements in the Little Saigon neighborhood. In the last few years, there have been 40 crashes in Little Saigon, at the intersections of Rainier Ave S/S King St… [ Keep reading ]

What is a “crossbike”?

We use bright green paint to make crosswalk-like stripes at intersections where bicyclists and drivers have come into conflict. Some people call these striped lanes a “crossbike.” Think of it as a crosswalk for people biking. One such intersection was E Pine St and Nagle Pl, a block east of Broadway on… [ Keep reading ]