Cycling

Rainier Avenue To Get Northbound Bus Lane Extension, but Corridor Vision Is Still Missing

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has announced they are planning to convert one lane of northbound Rainier Avenue to a dedicated transit lane...

Lake Washington Boulevard to Open for Walking and Rolling on 10 Weekends

The weekend car-free open street will launch on Friday, May 20 by 7:00pm. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has announced that, for a third...

SDOT Proposes Scootershare Safety Upgrades, but Will City Leaders Support the Program?

App-based electric scooter and bike sharing continues to survive in Seattle, albeit at significantly higher prices than during the bonanza of the launch of...

Shoreline to Overhaul Transportation Plan Ahead of 2024 Light Rail

Very few cities in the region will see two new Sound Transit light rail stations open within their borders by the end of this...

South King County Cities Increase Police Patrols in Name of Pedestrian Safety

Just before midnight on February 28, Cholly Elopre, a 61-year-old airport worker living in Federal Way, was crossing six lane International Boulevard in SeaTac...

With More Funding Than Ever, WSDOT Issues Call for Pedestrian, Bike, and Safe Routes...

The Urbanist has already reported on how we have officially entered the era of Move Ahead Washington, the state's $17 billion, 16-year transportation package...

SDOT Selects 15th Avenue S for North Beacon Hill Protected Bike Route

After well over a year of outreach on several proposed options, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has selected 15th Avenue S as the...
A floating bus stop and protected bike lane on Dexter Avenue. (Photo by Adam Coppola)

Safety and Equity Outcomes Must Guide Seattle Transportation Plan

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is creating one transportation plan to rule its lesser modal plans, and that spells trouble for the Bike...