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Starting in July, a new $20 vehicle license fee invests more in safe streets, sidewalks, bike lanes, and strong bridges

Earlier this spring, a spend plan developed in collaboration with modal, labor, and equity stakeholders for the new $20 vehicle license fee (VLF) was shared with City Council. The plan prioritized safety, equity, and maintaining Seattle’s streets, sidewalks and bridges. In May, City Council approved its implementation for the second half of 2021.  Aligning with our goal to build, operate, and maintain an accessible transportation system that… [ Keep reading ]

KEEP MOVING STREETS | Streets near Green Lake, Alki, & Lake Washington are open to people walking, rolling, biking, blading, scooting, & fun!

Enjoy fresh air and time outside on a Keep Moving Street that is closed to vehicles and open for people to walk, bike, and play! We, along with the rest of the world, made big adjustments to how we lived and traveled in 2020 to keep each other healthy. To help people stay healthy… [ Keep reading ]

We’re working with Seattle Public Schools to keep families safe as in-person schooling returns with new “School Streets” where most cars are not allowed

Summary  Students are headed back to their classrooms next week as Seattle Public Schools transition to in-person learning. Help keep our kids safe by driving the speed limit, obeying signs, and expecting more kids and families along our sidewalks and streets. Stay Healthy Streets and new “School Streets” in front… [ Keep reading ]

Stay Healthy Blocks program extended through February! Stay home and healthy – while staying active – with our Holiday Edition: Streetsgiving.

UPDATE: NOVEMBER 23, 2020 Happy Thanksgiving! SDOT’s offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27, and on-street parking around the city will be free on Thursday, Nov. 26 only. Walk, roll, and bike along Lake Washington Blvd. Nov. 25-29. Starting Wednesday, Nov. 25 to Sunday, Nov…. [ Keep reading ]

Lake Washington Blvd opens to people walking, rolling, and biking 24/7 from July 24 to September 8

Over 600 people shared concern, joy, and ideas for traveling along Lake Washington Blvd during the June 5-day pilot opening Lake Washington Blvd to people walking, rolling, and biking. Based on community feedback, and observations, Lake Washington Blvd is opening again to people walking, rolling, biking, and those driving to local destinations from July 24 to September 8, 2020 with the possibility… [ Keep reading ]

4 Miles of Stay Healthy Streets Announced along with a 5-day Pilot on Lake Washington Blvd

We’re opening 4 more miles of Stay Healthy Streets to allow for safe physical distancing while walking, rolling, running, skating, and biking over the next week! Seattleites now have 27 miles of streets around Seattle to see what it is like to share the streets and consider if they would like them in their neighborhood permanently — keep reading… [ Keep reading ]

Bike season is here!

Yes, a lot of people bike year-round in Seattle, but for those of us who don’t regularly brave the rain on bike, May often marks the beginning of bike season. May is historically #BikeMonth. In light the COVID-19 pandemic, bike month in Seattle looks a little different this year. Some bike month… [ Keep reading ]

Get Ready! 11 More Miles of Stay Healthy Streets Coming Your Way

We’re opening 11 more miles of Stay Healthy Streets to allow for safe social distancing while walking, rolling, running, skating, and biking! Lake City, Aurora Licton Springs, Ballard, and Delridge/Highland Park communities will be able to access essential services, recreate, and walk their dogs near their homes while protecting the neighbors by keeping 6 feet apart. Stay Healthy Streets… [ Keep reading ]