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THIS MON/TUES: Ballard Bridge Maintenance – NB Right Lane Closure

PLEASE NOTE: Starting January 14, 2019, we will retire the On the Move blog channel and all traffic advisory blogs will be posted on the SDOT blog channel.  Routine maintenance on the Ballard Bridge. Our Roadway Structures Bridge Maintenance crews will be performing routine maintenance and clean up on the northbound direction of the Ballard… [ Keep reading ]

STARTING WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2: Buses merge with traffic on Aurora Ave N at N 100th St. 

PLEASE NOTE: Starting January 14, 2019, we will retire the On the Move blog channel and all traffic advisory blogs will be posted on the SDOT blog channel.  We’re making progress on the North Seattle Neighborhood Greenway. Heads up travelers, we’re making progress on the North Seattle Neighborhood Greenway and will be installing accessible curb ramps and sidewalk improvements. Starting… [ Keep reading ]

Storm Advisory: Getting gusty! High winds throughout the day. See our quick tips!

You’ve likely noticed, it’s already quite windy and wet today. The National Weather Service is predicting a blustery Thursday, with sustained southerly winds (25-40 MPH) and gusts up to 60 MPH from 10 AM to 7 PM in the Seattle area. To that effect, they’ve issued a High Wind Warning… [ Keep reading ]

Announcing: Rideshare to Transit pilot. Creative solutions for reducing congestion.

It’s time to say farewell to the SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct – the stretch of highway along the Seattle waterfront. The longest major highway closure the Puget Sound Region has ever seen is slated to begin 10 PM on Friday, January 11, 2019, when SR 99 will close from… [ Keep reading ]

Work at Crown Hill Park to close one lane of eastbound Holman Rd NW. 

Work at Crown Hill Park to close one lane of eastbound Holman Rd NW.  We’re making progress on the Holman Rd NW and 13th Ave NW new signal. We’re conducting work in Crown Hill Park that will result in the closing of one westbound lane of Holman Rd NW. Work will start… [ Keep reading ]

Start Your New Year’s Resolution Early: Talk to Your Employer About Commute Options.

 The words “Seattle Squeeze” are buzzing around the region. Beginning with WSDOT’s permanent closure of the Alaska Way Viaduct on January 11 and continuing over the next three years, Seattle is entering a new era of tough traffic. Private and public megaprojects will continue to reduce capacity on our… [ Keep reading ]

#SeattleSqueeze online resource: seattle.gov/traffic

You’ve heard it: How you get around is changing. But you’ve also heard that a souped-up website for all things Period of Maximum Constraint (now #SeattleSqueeze) was coming. Well, guess what? It’s here; it’s finally here! To help you prepare for Seattle’s era of tough traffic over the next five years, we’ve… [ Keep reading ]

We’re launching version 2.0 of free-floating bike share to give people more options to get around Seattle.

 After months of evaluation and review, at Mayor Jenny Durkan’s direction we’re ready to issue permits to three bike share vendors for the next permit year – Jump, Lime, and Lyft– so people have more options for getting around Seattle. Good results from our bike share pilot. We learned in our… [ Keep reading ]

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like driving a 60-foot-long articulated Metro bus, you’re not alone.

 King County Metro’s 3,000 drivers make it look easy. They’re master curb huggers and their turning radius down sometimes busy and narrow streets in Seattle and across King County is on point! To get a better sense of the widths and turning radius of buses, our team at the Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Share your comments on how we use real-time tech to keep Seattle safe & moving.

The key ingredient to keeping Seattle safe and moving rests in our real-time technology. We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. Seattle is growing. You’ve seen it in the cranes that continue to pop up. You’ve seen it in an expanding light rail system (yaass!). But do you know… [ Keep reading ]