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WEEKEND EVENTS: #SeattleSqueeze Edition

It’s Friday eve and we wanted to give you an early heads up, as the second weekend of the #SeattleSqueeze nears. A couple large-scale events to be aware of – Womxn’s March and the 37th Annual MLK Day Rally and March, plus some smaller ones that may impact commutes, including… [ Keep reading ]

Community celebration in South Park – Update

Note: Previous posting incorrectly listed Dahvee Enciso’s City role; Enciso is a SDOT Pavement Engineering Crew Chief.  As October 31 draws near, communities are preparing to celebrate El Día de los Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead. The celebration, started by the Aztecs some 3,000 years ago, honors… [ Keep reading ]

Sept. 21 | Seattle PARK(ing) Day – JOIN US!

Did you know that there are over 485 parks in Seattle… and for one day only on September 21, we are adding 62 more! Globally – Locally. Friday, September 21 is PARK(ing) Day, a one-day international event that began in 2005. On-street parking spaces are temporarily transformed into pop-up parks,… [ Keep reading ]

The SR 99 Viaduct is permanently closing in January – here’s what we’re doing to help you get around downtown.

The Alaskan Way Viaduct is closing permanently in January 2019 & new SR 99 tunnel is opening in February 2019. We all knew it was coming, but that doesn’t necessarily make it easier to experience a closed Alaskan Way Viaduct (AWV) with a not-yet-open SR 99 tunnel, and for three… [ Keep reading ]

What’s Moving Seattle | This Week UPDATE: Revive I-5 Postponed

There’s only ONE game this week if they win again tonight! We know–they’re in Fairfax, Virginia for game 3 of 5 in the WNBA Finals, just a hop over the Potomac from D.C., but fans might decide to stay home to watch the game, or stay put for a while at… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s transportation new normal is just around the corner.

We’re getting ready for the Maximum Constraint. Starting January 11, 2019, As early as this fall the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will move forward with the permanent closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct. This construction project is one of countless private and public construction projects taking place in the… [ Keep reading ]

Where the street meets the shore…

Summer may be coming to a close, but there’s still a chance to get out and enjoy the sunshine–at least through Thursday, in Seattle. Why not take in that sun along the water, at one of the City’s Shoreline Street Ends? Maybe watch the weather from Weather Watch Park, at SW… [ Keep reading ]

APP DEADLINE EXTENDED | Apply for your Pop-up Park!

Who’s ready to PAAAARKY?!  Yes, that’s PARK and PARTY’s Hollywood couple name. This September 21, we’re bringing PARK(ing) Day back to parking spots near you! Get this annual global placemaking event on your calendars when communities unite and ignite imagination and expression. It’s the one day a year when you… [ Keep reading ]

What’s moving Seattle | Weekender + Mobility Tip!

Summer’s in the Air! This week marks the halfway point of Summer 2k18 (how did that happen so quickly!) and there’re events happening left and right, from block parties to parades and art fairs, oh my! So many ways to be outside! Scan this list below so you can plan… [ Keep reading ]

What’s moving Seattle this week?

It’s time to party in our streets! Get ready, Seattle! The Capitol Hill Block Party and Bite of Seattle are happening this week. Add daily Mariner and Sounders games, a festival, a parade, and 5k runs and that number blows up to 100k people having fun outside. As you guessed… [ Keep reading ]