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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 ]

September 12: S Dearborn St Closes for Viaduct Demolition

WSDOT crews will close S Dearborn St and narrow 1st Ave S to two lanes beginning Thursday, September 12 in order to remove the remaining section of the Alaskan Way Viaduct. S Dearborn St will be closed for up to 10 days while crews remove the viaduct overhead. Plan… [ Keep reading ]

Alaskan Way Viaduct Construction Impacts on Alaskan Way and Denny Way

In case you missed it, check out this helpful information from the Washington State Department of Transportation about impacts to Alaskan Way and Denny Way as part of the Alaskan Way Viaduct demolition and the North Surface Streets connections! Check it out ??? The viaduct is shrinking along Seattle’s waterfront and the… [ Keep reading ]

Construction Impacts on Major Seattle Streets Friday, August 9 – Monday, August 12

If you’re traveling to or through downtown Seattle this weekend, please plan ahead and be aware of lane reductions, street closures, and other construction impacting our streets and sidewalks! For the latest travel and traffic information, follow us on Twitter at @SDOTTraffic. August 9-12: Denny Way and… [ 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 ]

Travel Alert: Seneca St Travel Impacts Through June 1

As part of the removal of the Alaskan Way Viaduct, crews will remove the Seneca St off-ramp beginning today, Wednesday, May 22. Due to its height and proximity to nearby buildings, the contractor Kiewit will use cranes to bring the ramp’s girders down one by one. The contractor’s current… [ 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 ]

The view from above #Realign99.

Aerial images captured by one of our own. This picture of the fading sunlight over Seattle’s cityscape seems appropriate for us as we sunset a part of Seattle’s history (#GoodbyeViaduct, we will miss you) and prepare for the present/future (hello, #99Tunnel) in the coming days. This is truly a new… [ Keep reading ]