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Travel Advisory | Traffic shifting onto new Alaskan Way lanes between Marion and Union streets along the Seattle waterfront

The Waterfront Seattle Program is reaching yet another milestone! Overnight on Monday, July 18 we will open five more blocks of the new Alaskan Way which means travel lanes will shift east from the current street to the newly-rebuilt street, between Marion and Union streets. These new improvements along the… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Advisory | Temporary changes to Alaskan Way travel lanes mark progress of Waterfront Seattle’s new Alaskan Way construction

The Waterfront Seattle Program is constructing a new Alaskan Way roadway just east of the current Alaskan Way. This new roadway will occupy the space that used to be under the Alaskan Way Viaduct. Much of the space occupied by the current Alaskan Way roadway will be replaced with a new… [ Keep reading ]

Buses will shift to more reliable route between West Seattle & Downtown Seattle on Feb 22.

For 26,000 daily bus riders on 12 routes, the Seattle Squeeze is about to get a little easier starting Feb 22 when Columbia Street extension to the waterfront opens. For years, bus riders from Burien, White Center, and West Seattle traveled swiftly to and from downtown Seattle. However, the pathway… [ Keep reading ]

The Two-Way Columbia St Transit Pathway is On Its Way!

We’re working with King County Metro to install a two-way transit pathway on Columbia St between Alaskan Way and 3rd Ave, opening to transit in early 2020. This pathway will support all-day transit service between West Seattle and downtown Seattle by creating an efficient and reliable route for buses… [ Keep reading ]

Prepare for Travel Impacts Downtown on 1st Ave S and 3rd Ave

The #SeattleSqueeze continues this week, as demolition of the Alaskan Way Viaduct and construction of new ORCA transit card readers impact travel to and through downtown. Read on and plan ahead for your next trip downtown! July 1 – August 4: NB Bus Stop Closure at 3rd Ave… [ Keep reading ]

CHAPTER 1 #SeattleSqueeze Data: Less driving, more transit, more biking!

Approximately 250,000 people commute to and through downtown each day. With the new SR 99 tunnel now open, we’ve been analyzing the data from the closure to understand what went well, how we could have done better, and how we can keep the good changes going during the next chapter… [ Keep reading ]

VIDEOS: Plan your route now! Here’s what you need to know about the new SR #99Tunnel.

#GoodbyeViaduct and hello, SR #99Tunnel! The new SR 99 tunnel will provide direct access between the stadiums and the Space Needle. Running two miles long, it will be the largest double-deck highway tunnel of its kind in the country. Pretty cool, right? The tunnel offers new options for driving to… [ Keep reading ]

Visit the Waterfront Seattle Photobooth on October 28!

Can you picture yourself on our future waterfront? Wear your costume – or borrow ours – and join the fun at our free photobooth! Sunday, October 28, 2012 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. FREE Trick-or-treat along Seattle’s iconic Waterfront at over fifteen participating businesses all the way from… [ Keep reading ]