Updates on Regional Impacts

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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Bike. Eat treats. Win. It’s that easy! May is #BikeMonth, and we’ve got just the sweet treat for you to get riding! Join Commute Seattle’s Bikes and Bakeries Challenge, where you can win amazing bike-related prizes just for riding your bike and supporting bakeries across the city! Participating is as easy as 1-2-3: Ride a […]

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The 20th Annual May Day March for Worker and Immigrant Rights is expected to impact traffic through the city on May 1. Please plan ahead for delays due to crowds along demonstration routes and potential traffic disruptions. Here’s what you can expect: SCHEDULE The event will begin at Judkins Park at the intersection of 20th […]

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This blog has been updated to reflect that SDOT crews have reopened Mercer St earlier than anticipated.  The tragic collapse of a crane on Saturday, April 27, has significantly impacted the lives of many. Our thoughts & prayers go out to those affected by this tragedy. As Vulcan and GLY contractor crews worked overnight to […]

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Crews are expanding their work zone at the north end of the Battery St Tunnel. Get ready: changes are coming to the intersection of Denny Way and 7th Ave N (previously Aurora Ave N) as crews begin work to fill the north end of the Battery Street Tunnel.   Starting April 19, here’s what you […]

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Sharing survey data in a new, modern way to let you visualize your commute. We’ve partnered with Commute Seattle, the Washington State Department of Transportation, and Tableau to launch an interactive Tableau dashboard tool to view employee commute habits for businesses across Seattle. The tool allows you to view an overall breakdown of different modes […]

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We’ve partnered with King County Metro and Sound Transit to bring you Via to Transit, a convenient shuttle service to and from light rail stations in southeast Seattle and Tukwila. Via to Transit lets you request on-demand shuttle vans to and from five Sound Transit Link stations: Mount Baker, Columbia City, Othello, Rainier Beach, and […]

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The buses are out of the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel, but that’s not the only change that’s happening to our downtown streets! As of March 23, there are now more trips on bus routes with high ridership demand serving many parts of Seattle to make transit an even more reliable option during the #SeattleSqueeze and […]

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Seattle, your bus route has changed. It’s time to make a plan. When King County first built the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel, the region’s agencies always intended for an eventual transition to light rail only. There are two reasons that caused the buses to move permanently to the surface on March 23, 2019: To continue […]

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To help keep transit moving during the first commute days of the buses coming out of the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel, with the help of our partners at King County Metro and the Seattle Police Department, we’re placing uniformed police officers (UPOs) at key intersections downtown on weekday evenings.   Beginning Monday, March 25, officers will help direct traffic, keeping bus […]

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