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SDOT’s Pedestrian Projects Toolkit helps guide our work to evaluate and install infrastructure to improve safety for people walking and rolling in Seattle

Our Pedestrian Projects Toolkit at-a-glance As part of our overall Pedestrian Program, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has developed a Pedestrian Projects Toolkit that provides estimated costs, timelines, and additional contextual details on pedestrian safety and traffic calming improvements. The toolkit is available in English, as well as the… [ 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 Anatomy of a Curb Ramp

Curb ramps make our city more accessible for everyone, & they’re a high priority for our Maintenance Operations Division (MOD) Concrete Crews. Pursuant to a Consent Decree, the City of Seattle builds at least 1250 curb ramps per year, and our MOD Concrete Crews complete a significant portion of… [ Keep reading ]

A critical safety project to replace the aging Fairview Ave N bridge kicks off construction next week.

Thousands of people travel on Fairview Ave N between South Lake Union and Eastlake every day without even realizing that they’re passing over Seattle’s last remaining major road on a wooden bridge. The road next to the historic Lake Union Steam Plant building just south of where Fairview Ave… [ Keep reading ]

Come on down and ride the new 8th Ave protected bike lane!

Bring your bike (and don’t forget a helmet!) and come ride on the new protected bike lane on 8th Ave in downtown Seattle! The redesigned 8th Ave includes a one-way northbound protected bike lane between Pike St and Bell St, one travel lane, paid parking and load… [ Keep reading ]

Bike Share Parking 101

Alright Seattle, we know you already know the obvious places where you’re not supposed to park a bike share bike.  GeekWire put together a comprehensive list of incorrectly parked bikes across Seattle in 2017. Presented without comment. But, there are certain spots you may not realize are… [ Keep reading ]

April 26-27, 2019: Overnight paving on 35th Ave NE between NE 75th St and NE 89th St

We are repaving 35th Ave NE to improve safety, accessibility, and comfort for all users. Starting Friday evening, April 26, crews will pave 35th Ave NE between NE 75th and NE 90th streets. Here’s what you can expect: S C H E D U L E … [ Keep reading ]

APR 12: We’re repaving the east side of 25th Ave NE for all users.

We’re in construction to repave 25th Ave NE to improve safety, accessibility, and comfort for all users. Starting at 8 PM tonight, April 12, we’ll pave the east side of 25th Ave NE between Montlake Blvd NE to NE 65th St. Here’s what you can expect. S C… [ Keep reading ]

APR 8-11: Construction on Colombian Way & South Alaska St continues.

South Columbian Way / S Alaska St between Beacon Ave S and Martin Luther King Jr Way S is a two-way arterial serving southeast Seattle. This stretch of road provides an important connection for all commuters between Beacon Hill and Rainier Valley. Our goal is to improve the safety, accessibility,… [ Keep reading ]

Starting April 8: Northbound drivers detoured off 35th Ave NE between NE 75th and NE 95th Streets for several weeks.

We’re in construction to repave 35th Ave NE to improve safety, accessibility, and comfort for all users. Starting on Monday, April 8, crews will be grinding the top several inches of asphalt on 35th Ave NE between NE 75th and NE 89th streets to prepare for paving. Here’s what you… [ Keep reading ]