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Coordination – it’s not just for colors & sports!

If you haven’t heard, Seattle is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. In fact, we’re over 704,000 strong and counting. That’s 100,000 more people than a decade ago. You also may have heard that population growth and construction go hand in hand. And to better coordinate… [ Keep reading ]

We’re Listening! Share Your Feedback on 23rd Ave S Construction Phase 2 Online

Did you miss the 23rd Avenue Corridor Improvements Project open house last week? No worries! You can still view the open house materials and share your feedback with us through our online open house until Tuesday, October 17. Visit the site to learn more about upcoming Phase 2 construction from… [ Keep reading ]

Community-initiated project: Holman Rd NW and 13th Ave NW

Thanks to the Levy to Move Seattle, every three years, we can fund large community-requested projects. In March, we launched outreach on the 12 Neighborhood Street Fund projects selected in late 2016, and we’ve received great feedback. One project in particular has received a lot of attention: the Holman Rd… [ Keep reading ]

Improvements on 2nd Ave are Underway

Work to improve 2nd Ave for people walking, biking, and driving has begun – this includes upgrading traffic signals and extending the 2-way protected bike lane along 2nd Ave from Pike St to Denny Way! Three new signals and crossings at Clay, Cedar, and Vine streets along with new landscaping and… [ Keep reading ]

We ♥ southeast Seattle!

We hung out in southeast Seattle last night talking to community members and listening to their thoughts about a number of projects in Rainier Valley: extending safety investments south on Rainier Ave making buses more frequent and reliable with RapidRide planning for a new light rail station at Judkins Park… [ Keep reading ]

23rd Avenue Improvements

We reopened 23rd Ave between E John and S Union Streets to two-way traffic on February 28, marking a major milestone for the first phase of the 23rd Ave Corridor Improvements Project. The first phase of the work runs along 23rd Ave between S Jackson St and E John St. The… [ Keep reading ]

HALA for Transit Improvements

As we begin the new year, we continue our efforts to make Seattle an affordable and vibrant city for all its residents, including conversations and adjustments to the Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA). On January 10, 2017, we attended a neighborhood HALA meeting at Optimism Brewing on Capitol Hill…. [ Keep reading ]

Rainier Vista Creates a New Space!

Meaningful space for neighborhoods to share is an important part of community building. SDOT’s Adaptive Streets Program works toward that end, facilitating possibilities like using underutilized right of way for new gathering places. The latest effort came last week in the Rainier Vista neighborhood, with the grand opening of a… [ Keep reading ]

Fall Mini Grant Funding Now Open for Safe Routes to School Projects

The Seattle Department of Transportation is now accepting applications for the Safe Routes to School Mini Grants of up to $1,000 to fund projects that educate students about pedestrian and bicycle safety and encourage walking and biking to school. Public and private schools, PTAs, and other non-profit organizations may apply…. [ Keep reading ]

Design Update for the S Lander St Bridge Project

The plan for the S Lander St Bridge Project is to build a bridge on S Lander St between 1st Ave S and 4th Ave S to reduce traffic delays while increasing safety and mobility for all users in that neighborhood. We’ve been hearing feedback from the community about its new… [ Keep reading ]