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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 usallrethink business as usual. Across thecity, creativepeoplehave been working together to plan and execute immediate changesto help people and businesses in our cityduring this unprecedented time.One way that weareadaptingtothe city’schanging needs has been toadjustnearly 800traffic signalsthroughout Seattle toreducethetime 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 ]