Updates on Regional Impacts

Sidewalk and curb lane changes are being installed on 1st Ave N and a few intersecting streets as part of the Seattle Center Arena Renovation project. These changes allow access for truck hauling and construction staging, maintaining transit service, and separating people riding bikes from large trucks. Changes include: Restricting parking and loading areas on 1st Ave N; […]

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So many ways to access park and rides!

Park and rides are facilities where people who have a long commute, don’t live near a transit route, or need a convenient place to catch transit can come to one place for their transit, carpool and vanpool, biking, and walking options. Scroll through the list of King County Metro park and ride locations, and learn about Sound […]

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Seattle is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. And with more people comes more construction to support our expanding city. As we continue through the #SeattleSqueeze, public and private infrastructure projects continue to impact how we get around, especially those with disabilities. With many of these projects directly affecting our streets and sidewalks, it’s […]

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New policy alert! If you’ve been paying close attention, you may have already noticed leading pedestrian intervals around town, but you’re about to start seeing a whole lot more of them. We recently adopted a new policy to evaluate adding a leading pedestrian interval every time we build a new traffic signal or do other signal […]

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Take Transit to Trails!

In case you missed it, Trailhead Direct is back and going strong in 2019! Trailhead Direct is a seasonal transit service to popular hiking destinations in King County. During #RideTransit Month, this is an awesome opportunity to take transit not just to work or school, but to enjoy the great outdoors! Get a lift from urban Seattle […]

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#SeattleDidYouKnow: In West Seattle and SE Seattle, you have the option to take transit to transit! If you’re taking transit to live, work, or play in West Seattle and southeast Seattle, you can now plan your commute with on-demand transit options tailored to your needs. On-demand shuttle services, including Via to Transit and Ride 2, […]

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We’re celebrating those who keep our transit system moving: YOU! This week, for #RideTransit Month, we’re celebrating YOU, the riders who keep our transit system moving. This week, transit agencies across the state will be surprising riders with pop-up appreciation stations and you may just be lucky enough to find one! If you do, make […]

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On June 5, together with Commute Seattle, we celebrated the efforts of employers participating in the city’s Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) program during the fifth annual Champions Celebration breakfast. This CTR program awards ceremony honors employers who demonstrate high engagement and innovative tactics in their transportation programs for employees. We recognized six platinum-level employers – Fred Hutchinson, Seattle Children’s, Swedish […]

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Take the pledge, ride transit at least three times in June, and win prizes. It’s that easy. June is #RideTransit Month, and we’re partnering with Transportation Choices Coalition to celebrate transit – bus, light rail, train, ferry, vanpool, water taxi, and streetcar – throughout the month. Go to ridetransitmonth.org and take the ride transit pledge to commit to ride transit this month.  Here’s how you take […]

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This weekend marks the beginning of series of lane reductions for pavement preservation work on the SR 99 Aurora Bridge over the summer. From Friday night until Monday morning, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will scrape off old asphalt on the roadway, make any needed repairs to the bridge deck […]

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To improve traffic flow into downtown during the morning commute, we’re making changes to the traffic signal and middle lane on Seattle Blvd S approaching 4th Ave. During the morning commute hours (6-9 AM), the middle travel lane will be right turn-only. We’re installing a new signal at this location that will indicate that this […]

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It’s Game Day – Avoid the Delays!

Traveling to, from, or around the stadiums? Don’t get stuck in traffic! Whether you’re #TruetotheBlue or a proud member of the #12s and you’re headed to the game, or if you’re just trying to get through town, we’ve got the information that you need to know. During concerts, games, and other events at T-Mobile Park […]

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Get ready: WSDOT will begin tolling drivers in the SR 99 tunnel late this summer. The #SeattleSqueeze continues, as the tolling of the new SR 99 tunnel will again change traffic patterns to and through downtown. We’ll all need to plan ahead and prepare for impacts to our commutes, but good news: WSDOT is making it easy to pay […]

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