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Sound Transit Begins Replacing Aging Escalators, Starting with Chinatown Station

Elevators and escalators at the Chinatown station will all be new by 2026 following phased replacements. Sound Transit officials have approved the first phase of...
Front views of smartphones showing the new digital wayfinding assistant app tool.

Sound Transit To Launch Digital Assistant and Accessible Wayfinding Tools Late This Fall

Sound Transit plans to deliver the first phases of two passenger-facing technologies late this fall. A new digital assistant tool will launch on mobile...
Two people walking a dog on a new sidewalk.

Morales Proposes Adding Sidewalks to Seattle’s Complete Streets Ordinance

One in four Seattle blocks lack sidewalks, but a new bill would require that significant repaving projects add or repair them. In 2016, after the...
Fenced ramp to a multi-use path bridge over the Interbay railroad tracks.

Port of Seattle To Upgrade Interbay Bike Trail, Removing Major Pinch Points

One of the city's most highly-used bike trails is about to see improvements that will remove elements that have been giving trail users consternation...

Community Options Emerge for Aurora Avenue Redesign

After a summer of public outreach, SDOT is hearing recurring themes people want for the future of Aurora Avenue N. Beginning in June, the public...

Seattle’s ‘Block the Box’ Cameras Show Early Signs of Working

The new intersection cameras issued over 1,800 warning tickets to blocking drivers within the first few months of the program, but only 34 official...

New “Digital Assistant” and Other Passenger-Facing Technology Ahead for Sound Transit

Sound Transit unveiled plans for a new "digital assistant" and passenger-facing technology program last week. The agency wants to build a single tool that...

Midweek Video: How To Improve A Stroad (Seattle’s Aurora Avenue)

Ray Delahanty of CityNerd visited Seattle to showcase the city's preeminent stroad: Aurora Avenue. Delahanty offers a sobering overview of the road, but he...