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Seattle Department of Transportation

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Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and the Seattle City Council have given all the funding necessary to make the Georgetown-to-South Park Trail a reality.
The Urbanist
22 hours ago
Processing a growing backlog of requests, Seattle Department of Transportation must prioritize which intersections will be made accessible.
The Seattle Times
4 days ago
The West Seattle High-Rise Bridge Safety Project is in high gear, more than six months after the city's most heavily trafficked bridge was closed suddenly for safety risks.
The Urbanist
October 20, 2020, 10am PDT
So many highly anticipated bike facilities finally deliver only to fall short of real game changing status. Seattle provides the latest example of the phenomenon in the wild.
The Urbanist
August 17, 2020, 9am PDT
The Madison Bus Rapid Transit LIne, also known as the RapidRide G Line, got a green light from federal authorities to move forward in the grant funding process.
Seattle Department of Transportation
May 10, 2020, 11am PDT
The temporary measures of the coronavirus pandemic are being made permanent fixtures on 20 miles of streets in Seattle.
The Seattle Times
November 7, 2019, 12pm PST
Over a quarter of city blocks lack sidewalk infrastructure. An advocacy project to reduce traffic speeds and increase pedestrian safety on these streets has evolved into a city-funded program.
Next City
October 13, 2019, 11am PDT
A new plan to upgrade an existing bus lane in Seattle isn't the first and it probably won't be the last.
The Urbanist
July 30, 2019, 12pm PDT
In the first signs of life for the beleaguered transit project in over a year, Seattle officials found some of the money they need to proceed with the Central City Connector streetcar project.
The Urbanist
July 1, 2019, 9am PDT
"Seattle is still a car town at heart," Danny Westneat writes, pointing to a number of gargantuan new parking garages like the 2,300-stall complex at Expedia's new headquarters.
The Seattle Times
August 24, 2018, 2pm PDT
Transit advocates thought a public-private partnership to modernize transit shelters and enhance the public realm was a done deal.
The Urbanist
August 22, 2018, 8am PDT
New 'bus only' lanes on 3rd Avenue in Seattle are expected to save bus commuters a lot of time, and bus drivers a lot of headaches.
The Urbanist
April 20, 2018, 2pm PDT
With Mayor Jenny Durkan's announcement that Seattle will pursue cordon area congestion pricing coming five days after New York dropped its plan, a Washington State pro-business publication looks at the difficulties in getting the politics right.
Lens
February 23, 2018, 1pm PST
Short of running the First Hill Streetcar on it's own dedicated right of way, the Seattle Department of Transportation has a few ideas for how to speed up service.
The Urbanist
February 12, 2018, 7am PST
The Seattle Department of Transportation has released a five-year roadmap for implementing the city of Seattle's Pedestrian Master Plan (PMP).
The Urbanist
June 15, 2017, 12pm PDT
Issues about which bus schedules work best for students and families, and how changes to the school bus system should be funded, came to a head in Seattle this week.
Seattle Met
February 27, 2017, 1pm PST
After repainting the lanes on Rainier Avenue in Seattle, the street works better for everyone. If it's that easy, why isn't the model implemented more widely?
Seattle Bike Blog
November 15, 2016, 1pm PST
After completing an eight-year study of traffic collisions, the Seattle Department of Transportation realized that one way to immediately improve traffic safety would be to improve signalization an key intersections.
The Urbanist
May 12, 2016, 8am PDT
Bikers hoping for a new bike lane on 9th Ave N in Seattle were disappointed earlier this month with an announcement by the Seattle Department of Transportation.
Seattle Bike Blog
February 8, 2016, 2pm PST
After missing out on the latest round of TIGER grants and being stuck in acquisition limbo with the city of Seattle, the bikeshare system of Pronto is running out of money and time.
The Seattle Times