UPDATE JULY 15: Our traffic alert emails have temporarily been placed on hold. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Stay up to date on the latest real-time traffic information by following our SDOT Traffic Twitter account at @SDOTTraffic.

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Our subscription services are here to help you plan your trip. Choose your neighborhood to receive emails with current and future travel times twice per day: once before your morning commute, and once later in the day to help you plan your trip home.

Sign up and get traffic alerts sent directly to you! It’s free and easy – just choose your corridor (you can choose multiple!) and type your email address, then click “Sign Up.”

You will receive an email to your inbox, asking you to confirm your subscription. You must confirm in order to begin receiving your messages.

Check out the “Current Traffic” page for real-time traffic information at any time of the day!

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