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April 2, 2021, 7am PDT
The new formulas for calculating the length of walk signals are designed to give people more time to safely cross the street.
The Seattle Times
December 28, 2020, 12pm PST
Impatient with the city's light rail expansion plans, some residents are looking to aerial gondolas as a new mode of public transit.
The Urbanist
August 3, 2018, 9am PDT
Downtown Seattle has many disconnected bike lanes, so to make sure there are more safe routes for bikers, the city council passed a resolution that sets out a timeline to connect them.
Curbed Seattle
November 7, 2014, 8am PST
A new service provides transit users live, real-time displays of all transportation options within proximity to various locations in downtown Seattle, Washington.
Seattle Transit Blog
November 26, 2013, 1pm PST
A change in mayoral administrations means a change at the top of Seattle's Department of Transportation. After almost four years, Peter Hahn will make way for a new director. Lynn Thompson examines his accomplishments and hints at what may be ahead.
The Seattle Times
July 17, 2013, 11am PDT
Recently, we told you about what may have been the friendliest correspondence ever conducted over the installation and removal of an illicit protected bike lane. We can now report an even happier ending: the implementation of a permanent solution.
Seattle Bike Blog