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As teleworking is up, traffic in Seattle is down this week.

Seattle, King County, and the State of Washington are taking strong measures to protect the health of residents amid the rapidly developing COVID-19 outbreak. The Governor’s March 11 announcement places a ban on gatherings of more than 250 people and March 12 announcement closed K-12 schools in King, Snohomish, and Pierce counties… [ Keep reading ]

Three reasons to hop back on a bike during #Connect2020

The snow was a good excuse for many (but not all) of us to ignore our bikes last week, but now that highs are back around 50 with a grey blanket of clouds, it’s time to bundle up and befriend our bikes again. Chapter 3 of the #SeattleSqueeze continues with… [ Keep reading ]

NEW year = NEW commute!

Have you set any New Year’s resolutions for 2020? How about doing something good for yourself (stress-less), your city, & your planet. Pledge to commute car-free 1x a week. We’ve all set too-audacious New Year’s resolutions that we’ve given up on before we even start. Did you stress out a… [ Keep reading ]

Let’s work together. It’s time to prepare for Sound Transit’s Link light rail construction.

Our goal is to keep people moving during Sound Transit’s 10 weeks of light rail construction and reduced Link service. Our team is prepared with small changes to the system to help trains stay on schedule. Starting Jan. 4, Sound Transit will build new Link light rail tracks connecting… [ Keep reading ]

GET READY! Tolling of the SR 99 tunnel starts November 9.

Do you have a travel plan and your #GoodToGo toll pass? Tolling the SR 99 tunnel is part of the third chapter of the #SeattleSqueeze, the period through 2024 where Seattle’s downtown is in a state of transition to meet the needs of our growing city. We need everyone’s… [ Keep reading ]

Find out about travel impacts using our new tool: dotMaps

 Who’s feeling the Seattle Squeeze? ??‍♀️ There’s a tool for that! We’re excited to share dotMaps – our project coordination tool – which shows  you construction projects & events happening in your area.   What sets dotMaps apart from some of the other navigation aides you might… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Impacts in Seattle | October 11 – 14

It’s a busy weekend for maintenance, construction, and events in Seattle. If you’re traveling to Seattle, please plan ahead and prepare for impacts. Westbound SR 520 in Seattle closed October 12-13 From 11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14, crews will close westbound… [ Keep reading ]

October 11-13: Adjusting the NB SR 99 Bus Lane to Keep People Moving

After working with our transportation partners to reinstall the bus-only lane on northbound SR 99 north of the West Seattle Bridge in late September, we are adjusting the bus-only lane this weekend to give people driving more time to merge before the bus-only lane begins. Why was the… [ Keep reading ]

SpokesSalmon Sal Says “Flip Your Trip” and Commute Car-Free Once a Week!

To reduce the number of people driving alone downtown during peak commute times, we launched a new campaign called #FlipYourTrip to encourage people to commute car-free at least once a week to downtown Seattle. Our message is simple: if you usually drive into Seattle by yourself, commuting car-free once… [ Keep reading ]

ORCA Comes to the Monorail: All Aboard!

The ORCA Card program is robust, allowing folks to easily tap onto King County Metro, Sound Transit, Community Transit, Everett Transit, Kitsap Transit, Pierce Transit, the Seattle Streetcar, the King County Water Taxi, and Washington State Ferries. Now, Seattle Center Monorail will join the ORCA family in October! Monorail will… [ Keep reading ]