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Prepare for Travel Impacts Downtown on 1st Ave S and 3rd Ave

The #SeattleSqueeze continues this week, as demolition of the Alaskan Way Viaduct and construction of new ORCA transit card readers impact travel to and through downtown. Read on and plan ahead for your next trip downtown! July 1 – August 4: NB Bus Stop Closure at 3rd Ave… [ Keep reading ]

Weekend Events + Transit Options

Transit options + a fun, sun-filled weekend = happy Seattlites. We know traveling to event locations can prove tedious and frustrating. We have a few transit guide options to help navigate your journey. Because getting to where you need to go should be as easy as possible. … [ Keep reading ]

Thank a Transit Driver & Attend a Transit Talk This Week!

This week for Ride Transit Month, it’s Transit Operator Appreciation Week! Our bus, train, ferry, and streetcar operators get us safely where we need to go every day, through snowstorms and road closures. This week, we want to say thanks to all the transit operators who keep our communities moving…. [ Keep reading ]

See what’s moving in Seattle this week: June 17 – 23

We’re ramping up for summer with activities galore! Whether it be a baseball game, concert, or street festival, we’re here to help you navigate the areas that may be affected by event traffic. Here’s what’s happening in Seattle this week. M O N . J U N 1… [ Keep reading ]

On our way to 1,500 new bike parking spaces this year!

How people get around our city has changed. While Seattle continues to grow, so do all the options for getting around – including riding a bike. With more bike lanes being built and more people using bike share, Seattle needs additional spaces for people to park their bikes. … [ Keep reading ]

Let’s Celebrate! Commute Trip Reduction Champions Gather Under “Rapid Change, Great Opportunity”

On June 5, together with Commute Seattle, we celebrated the efforts of employers participating in the city’s Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) program during the fifth annual Champions Celebration breakfast. This CTR program awards ceremony honors employers who demonstrate high engagement and innovative tactics in their transportation programs for employees. We recognized six platinum-level employers… [ Keep reading ]

Friday, May 31 – Monday, June 3: Expect lane reductions on Aurora Bridge

This weekend marks the beginning of series of lane reductions for pavement preservation work on the SR 99 Aurora Bridge over the summer. From Friday night until Monday morning, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will scrape off old asphalt on the roadway, make… [ Keep reading ]

Let’s talk about managing Seattle congestion in a fair and equitable way.

Seattle is rapidly changing and growing.  Seattle has ranked among the top four major U.S. cities in growth for five consecutive years. Since 2010, over 100,000 people have moved here– and more are on the way. Seattle–area jobs are projected to grow 28 percent by 2035. This rapid growth will present some challenges, particularly when it comes to traffic and congestion.  With the expected continued growth in residents and… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Alert: Seattle Blvd S Signal & Lane Changes

To improve traffic flow into downtown during the morning commute, we’re making changes to the traffic signal and middle lane on Seattle Blvd S approaching 4th Ave. During the morning commute hours (6-9 AM), the middle travel lane will be right turn-only. We’re installing a new signal… [ Keep reading ]

Let’s Go, South Lake Union! Check out our new website to see all of your transportation options in SLU.

Did you know more than 50,000 people live and work in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood? With thousands of people traveling to and through the neighborhood, highlights all the ways you can get to and through the neighborhood using transit, walking, biking, and new mobility options. It’s also a… [ Keep reading ]