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We’re back to traveling more in the dark. Reminders to be safe on the street as daylight saving time ends.

This coming Sunday, November 6 is the end of daylight saving time, which brings us an extra hour of sleep! However, shorter days ahead mean more of us are commuting during times when visibility is especially challenging. Traveling in the dark means drivers will need to take steps to avoid… [ Keep reading ]

New, safer street designs proposed for Beacon Hill

We’ve been working with Beacon Hill and southeast Seattle communities to create people-focused streets that help everyone get around safely and gets us closer to completing the citywide active transportation network. Today, we’re sharing new plans for the 15th Ave S and Beacon Ave S bike route that embody best… [ Keep reading ]

It’s going to be a fun-filled summer weekend! Here are some quick tips on what’s going on and how to get there. 

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic: Seafair Indian Days Powwow Ballard SeafoodFest West Seattle Summer Fest Seattle Storm at Climate Pledge Arena Bicycle Weekend on Lake Washington Boulevard Construction snapshot Transit and trip planning resources Summer is finally… [ Keep reading ]

It’s time to Slow the Flock Down!

We’re here to say something: it’s time to Slow the Flock Down! We’re all members of the larger flock when we travel, and we want everyone to drive slowly and safely so we can all get home to our nests at the end of each day, period. We, in partnership… [ Keep reading ]

Know before you go: quick travel tips for a busy 4th of July weekend

This weekend is the 4th of July – often a busy time for summer travel, and also a weekend full of summer construction and events. WSDOT’s Revive I-5 work continues this weekend to replace aging expansion joints on I-5 near downtown Seattle, and we have work planned on the Spokane… [ Keep reading ]

Weekend travelers: Expect traffic & consider riding transit if you plan to attend Seattle Pride festivities, with Revive I-5 and other construction scheduled this weekend

Travelers, please be aware. If you plan to attend this weekend’s Seattle Pride Parade, we encourage you to have fun, but leave yourself extra travel time to and from the event as WSDOT’s Revive I-5 work resumes this weekend. The essential I-5 maintenance work means increased traffic congestion as crews… [ Keep reading ]

Headed to the Fremont Fair this weekend? Consider taking transit, biking, walking, or rolling, and leave yourself extra travel time!

The Fremont Fair is one of Seattle’s iconic community celebrations, ringing in the start of summer over the solstice weekend with 300+ craft vendors, the annual solstice parade, live local music, delicious food and drink options, and more. We encourage anyone planning to attend the event to plan ahead and… [ Keep reading ]

President Biden’s trip to Seattle will have a big impact on travel in the Puget Sound region. Travelers can expect delays and some detours in Seattle over the coming days. Learn more and plan ahead before you travel.

During presidential visits, the U.S. Secret Service has authority to provide security, including requiring intermittent closures of freeways and streets. The flow of buses and cars in downtown Seattle and around the region will be disrupted. While President Biden’s exact travel routes and timing are not published in advance, travelers… [ Keep reading ]