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Int’l Womens’ Day: Sisters Are Doin’ It For Themselves

It’s the day of the lady, so let’s celebrate by recognizing some bad_ _ _ ?  women who changed transportation! These female innovators crushed the competition, broke thru barriers, and handled every mode of travel like a boss. LAND ? Alice Ramsey The Model T, America’s first affordable mass-produced car,… [ Keep reading ]

I Want to Ride My Bicycle – On the New 2nd Ave Protected Bike Lane!

It’s open! The shiny new section from Pike Street to Denny Way extends the existing 2nd Avenue Protected Bike Lane (PBL) to Yesler Way (that’s 23 blocks!), making city-wide cycling a snap!  Protected bike lanes and signal upgrades in downtown Seattle improve safety for everyone, while at the same… [ Keep reading ]

Streets Illustrated: Seattle’s design recipe book – LAUNCHES TODAY!

Seattle is a vibrant, technologically innovative city and our freshly updated City design manual follows suit. Seattle Streets Illustrated, is an interactive online resource to help architects, engineers, and property owners involved in projects within street right-of-way. Streets Illustrated is setting the standard for other major cities including New York and Los… [ Keep reading ]

Thank you, Seattle First Responders!

As National Traffic Incident Response Week comes to a close, let’s re-commit to looking out for all those who are looking out for us! And we want to thank our first responders – Seattle Police, Seattle Fire and SDOT’s Seattle Response Team (SRT) – for the work they do every day to… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]

Food Trucks: We Want You! Apply now for new downtown vending location

We have an exciting new food vending location coming soon to downtown! In partnership with the Downtown Seattle Association (DSA), we’re creating a new Pavement to Parks installation in the 300 block of Pine Street. The newly created park includes two spaces for left-side-serving curb-space vendors and we’re inviting any… [ Keep reading ]

Little Parks Make Big Impressions

Pardon the cliché, but we really do think good things come in small packages. Like the community parks created thru the Pavement to Parks program for instance. Since 2015 we’ve created eleven little parks, helping bring neighbors together and provide outdoor space for people of all ages to play. People love… [ 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 ]

Everything You Need to Know to Park Like a Pro

Hot of the presses, our 2017 Annual Paid Parking Study is ready for your reading enjoyment! During the spring, we were hard at work collecting paid parking occupancy data to inform updates to parking rates and hours throughout the city, now all neatly packaged in the study. Our Performance-Based Parking… [ Keep reading ]

We Help the Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round

True story that SDOT has a long list of paving needs on streets throughout the city, and we’re working diligently on repairing and rebuilding our community’s streets. A big shout out to our dedicated SDOT crew members who show up each day to help make your morning commute, afternoon soccer… [ Keep reading ]