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It’s time to play in the streets!

Summer, summer, summertime! George Clinton was on to something when he said it was time to put a glide in your stride and a dip in yo’ hip. We have a feeling he was probably at a play street or block party somewhere in Seattle. ? When the sun is shining… [ Keep reading ]

Host a People Street this summer!

We’re excited to announce that after three successful years of piloting the People Street program and with your feedback, Seattle, the program returns in 2018! The Seattle People Street program supports Seattle neighborhoods to activate temporary, pedestrian-only streets by closing off certain city blocks to vehicles and opening them up… [ 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 ]

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 ]

Play in the Street (safely) for Halloween!

Every child deserves a safe space to play, run and simply be a kid. Sometimes urban environments don’t offer the necessary space for creative play. And that’s why SDOT’s Street Use Team created Play Streets! This month, Play Streets introduces a special expedited permitting for Halloween. Instead of the usual… [ Keep reading ]

Walktober is Here!

October is Walk to School month, and tomorrow is International Walk to School Day! The forecast for the AM commute is partly sunny (okay, the weather app says partly cloudy, but we’re in a glass half full kinda mood), making it a great morning to get those walking shoes… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle 2017 PARK(ing) Day is coming up! Twister anyone?

This Friday, September 15th, from 9am to 7pm, you may see something like this next to the curb: Don’t worry, it’s perfectly normal once a year in Seattle – on PARK(ing) Day! PARK(ing) Day is an international movement and a chance for people to come up with fun, new ways… [ Keep reading ]

Share Your Thoughts on Pike People Street 2017

Well, that’s a wrap on Pike People Street 2017! We held 10 nights of street activities in the Pike-Pine area of Capitol Hill this summer, including two nights of shared space with the Capitol Hill Art Walk. Now, we’d love to get your feedback about the Pike People Street program! Whether… [ Keep reading ]

Dinner & Art at Pike People Street!

In the mood for art and dining outside this evening? Try Pike People Street and the Capitol Hill Art Walk, from 4PM to 10PM. Grab great food from local restaurants then stay for a bit of street ‘activation’ on the docket. It all supports a vibrant Capitol Hill community! For… [ Keep reading ]