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Seattle’s first protected intersection opens at Thomas St and Dexter Ave N in South Lake Union

Blog stats: 800 words | 4-minute read At-a-glance: We opened the new protected intersection at Thomas St and Dexter Ave in South Lake Union. Here’s a quick overview of how the new intersection works and other important upgrades taking place along Thomas St in this part of South Lake Union…. [ Keep reading ]

Travel Advisory: President Biden visiting Seattle later this week – plan ahead and expect travel delays

Blog stats: 400 words | 2-minute read At-a-glance: During President Biden’s visit, the U.S. Secret Service has the 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 affected. While the President’s exact… [ Keep reading ]

Waterfront Seattle | Lane closures on Alaskan Way (between Yesler Way and Marion St) start as early as Monday, April 8, for street improvements

Editor’s Note: This is a blog post from the Waterfront Seattle Program. The Waterfront Seattle Program is a collaboration between the Office of the Waterfront and Civic Projects and other Seattle departments including the Mayor’s Office, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), Planning and Community Development, and Parks and Recreation. At-a-glance: The Waterfront… [ Keep reading ]

We’re making upgrades to 3rd Ave in downtown Seattle to help you travel, in partnership with King County Metro

Blog stats: 1,400 words | 7-minute read At-a-glance: If downtown is the heart of the city, then 3rd Ave is our main artery. This street is one of North America’s most productive transit corridors, used by hundreds of buses carrying tens of thousands of people every weekday. This year, we… [ Keep reading ]

New stormwater storage tank construction in Capitol Hill starts next week | LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK

Blog stats: 900 words | 5-minute read At-a-glance: We’re building a new stormwater storage tank under the street on 10th Ave in Capitol Hill, starting Monday, May 1. The tank will provide a significant environmental benefit by reducing flooding and helping contain stormwater runoff so it can be treated before… [ Keep reading ]

With temperatures rising, please be aware of the potential for flooding, pooled water, landslides, and more

After several days of snow, ice, and below-freezing conditions, the forecast calls for temperatures to begin rising tonight, and remain warmer in the coming days, along with significant rainfall. Here are some tips and reminders to help you stay safe if you need to travel. Please be aware of potential… [ Keep reading ]

Winter weather safety reminders and how you can stay informed

Quick links: With temperatures expected to be below freezing much of this week and snow in the forecast, we want to remind the public to travel with caution, as street conditions may be slick and icy. While it’s a busy holiday travel week, we urge you to go slow, leave… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]