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One Center City

Center City Bike Network Moves Ahead with Some Major Gaps

While the plan for expanding Seattle's bicycle network remains headed for a near-complete halt on new facilities in just a few years, the Seattle...

City Council Appoints Zimbabwe as SDOT Director, Passes Work Plan

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has been without a director for more than a year, having had four different interim heads while a...

Mayor Durkan Hires Defense Contractor to be Traffic Czar for Seattle Squeeze

Yesterday morning Mayor Jenny Durkan announced she had hired retired Air Force Major General Michael Worden to a newly created position--Director of Citywide Mobility...

Extra Water Taxi Service and a Few Temporary Bus Lanes Planned for Seattle Squeeze

On Thursday, officials from the City of Seattle, Washington State Department of Transportation, and King County Metro held a joint press conference to discuss...

Getting Ready for a Post-Viaduct Downtown the Only Way We Know How

This week we learned that the Alaskan Way Viaduct will close permanently on January 11 of next year, with a three-week gap between the...

3rd Avenue All Day Transit Restrictions Start Today

Over the weekend, Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) crews were busy marking twelve blocks of 3rd Avenue "bus only" and adding signs up and...

One Center City Is Now Imagine Downtown

On a Thursday evening in early June, at the top floor of King County Metro Transit's building on South Jackson Street, the One Center...

Council Contemplates Seattle Transportation Benefit District Reforms

The voter-approved Seattle Transportation Benefit District (STBD) is getting its first big policy reform since the passage of Proposition 1 in 2014. The tax...