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As part of our ongoing work in partnership with the state to make Aurora Ave N (SR-99) safer, we installed two new speed radar signs last week

The work to make Aurora Ave N (a Washington State roadway) safer was made possible through funding secured by State Senator Reuven Carlyle. We have recently installed two solar-powered speed radar signs: one on the southbound side of Aurora Ave N at N 38th St and the other on the northbound side near 6th Ave N. The signs show drivers their speed… [ Keep reading ]

World Day of Remembrance is a time to remember those lost and reinforce our commitment to safety and health for all.

This Sunday, November 15, marks the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, an annual memoriam adopted by the United Nations. According to the United Nations, this day is an important reminder for all communities across the world of the obligation and duty we have at all levels of life and governance to reduce fatalities on roads. While much… [ Keep reading ]

New speed radar signs coming to Sylvan Way SW to slow down speeders

Today, July 31, 2020, is the last day to fill out your Reconnect West Seattle Survey and Neighborhood Prioritization Ballots. The online surveys and ballots close at midnight tonight. Paper ballots and surveys will still be accepted. We’re working every angle to keep people moving across the Duwamish and throughout… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle takes new steps to fine-tune traffic signals for people walking and rolling during COVID-19 health crisis

The COVID-19 health crisis has made us all rethink business as usual. Across the city, creative people have been working together to plan and execute immediate changes to help people and businesses in our city during this unprecedented time. One way that we are adapting to the city’s changing needs has been to adjust nearly 800 traffic signals throughout Seattle to reduce the time people need to wait to cross… [ Keep reading ]

Tomorrow is LEAP Day!

We’re always looking for more time, and tomorrow we get it – Leap Day! A whole extra day of the year! (If only that meant we got two Saturdays this weekend…) Leap Day is brought to you by Julius Caesar. Back in 45 BCE, he was first to declare an… [ Keep reading ]

A safe ride is just a stone(r)s throw away!

High Hi, Seattle! We’re bud-dying ? up again with Lyft to raise awareness about impaired driving and offer smarter choices to get around safely as Hempfest gets underway this weekend.  August 17 (today!) – 19, Lyft is providing $10 off 2 rides to/from the event, with code: HEMPFEST2018 High driving is a… [ Keep reading ]

Thank you, Seattle First Responders!

As National Traffic Incident Response Week comes to a close, let’s re-commit to looking out for all those who are looking out for us! And we want to thank our first responders – Seattle Police, Seattle Fire and SDOT’s Seattle Response Team (SRT) – for the work they do every day to… [ Keep reading ]

Pedestrian Improvements Planned For Pinehurst Neighborhood

Late 2017/early 2018 we’re making safety enhancements on 5th Ave NE between NE 115th St and NE 127th St to reduce crashes and make it easier to walk and bike in the Pinehurst neighborhood. This Vision Zero spot improvement project is part of our plan to end traffic deaths and… [ Keep reading ]

Working Together Toward Vision Zero

Seattle is consistently recognized as one of the safest and fastest growing cities in the country. Over the past 10 years, Seattle has seen a 30 percent decline in traffic fatalities, even as our our city continues to grow. On February 12, 2015, Seattle adopted Vision Zero and has been highlighted as… [ Keep reading ]