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Update: Automated Enforcement pilot program adds cameras to increase data set for a more robust analysis

Update, August 14, 2023: This blog post was originally posted in November 2021 and has been updated with the latest information. SDOT has activated all of the traffic cameras as listed in this blog post and shown in the map below. Update (August 2023) SDOT and SPD have identified three… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Streetcar South Lake Union Line rider alert: Closures scheduled April 3-7 and May 1-7 for system maintenance and repair work

Blog stats: 450 words | 3-minute read At-a-glance: The Seattle Streetcar South Lake Union Line is receiving needed maintenance and repairs this spring, leading to the two planned closures in April and May. We’re working closely with King County Metro to complete the work as quickly and efficiently as possible… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle distributing free ORCA cards to more than 10,000 Seattle Housing Authority residents

Blog stats: 1,000 words | 6-minute read At-a-glance: The City of Seattle is partnering with the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) to provide free unlimited-use ORCA cards to all residents who are living in SHA-owned and managed housing through December 2026. This pairing between an affordable housing program and an accessible… [ Keep reading ]

Download the Transit GO Ticket app to ride the West Seattle Water Taxi or bus using free credits during the Spokane St Swing Bridge (low bridge) closure

At-a-Glance: Related blog posts: The ongoing closure of the Spokane St Swing Bridge for emergency repairs continues to impact travelers on both sides of the Duwamish Waterway headed to and from West Seattle, especially by biking, rolling, or walking on the low bridge. To support these people, and help make… [ Keep reading ]

We’ve expanded the bus-only hours in Interbay along 15th Ave W and Elliott Ave W

Editor’s Note (Jan. 24, 2023): The expanded bus-only hours took effect on Monday, January 23, 2023. Crews also updated signs along the street to note the change. This blog post has been updated to reflect the change taking effect. Summary at-a-glance: Check out our blog post from October 2022 to… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Month | Biking and scooting to transit, travel safety tips for darker weather conditions, and Levy to Move Seattle project highlights

In case you missed it, we’re sharing highlights from the SDOT Blog each month. Here are some of our top posts from November. Please note: you can click on the headlines to go directly to any specific blog post (#1-5) – or just read on for a shorter recap of… [ Keep reading ]

Bike or scoot your way to transit and earn rewards along the way, with new pilot program!

Summary: We’ve launched a new pilot program to encourage people to bike and scoot their way to transit, and we want you to try it out! Ride any bike share or scooter share service to select transit hubs and save up to $8 on your trip. You can earn discounted… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Month | Welcoming our new director, reopening the West Seattle Bridge, reflecting on a Week Without Driving, and more! 

In case you missed it, we’re sharing highlights from the SDOT Blog each month. Here are some of our top blog posts from September.  SDOT Blog Monthly Highlights – September 2022 Summer outreach recap: Thank you for coming out and speaking with us at community events!  Roadside Chat | Welcoming… [ Keep reading ]

#WeekWithoutDriving 2022: Reflections from Team SDOT

Summary at a glance: We participated in the second annual #WeekWithoutDriving, from Sept. 19-23, 2022. This experience helped us gain a better understanding of the challenges that people face navigating their communities without driving themselves. Our participating staff reflect on how their week went and what they learned along the… [ Keep reading ]

Happy Labor Day weekend, Seattle! Here’s our last roundup of weekend travel tips for the summer.

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic: Trans Pride Seattle PAX West Bratfest National Cinema Day Bicycle Weekend on Lake Washington Boulevard Home games for Seattle sports Construction snapshot Transit and trip planning resources It’s officially September, and summer… [ Keep reading ]