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SDOT Director Scott Kubly joined Mayor Ed Murray, Seattle Public Schools and community members to discuss Seattle’s Safe Routes to School Action Plan. Here is a brief video of the announcement: The announcement was made at Sacajawea Elementary School in north Seattle, one of 12 locations where SDOT completed Safe Routes to School projects in 2015, […]
2016 Seattle City Budget
The City Council is the midst of a two-month review of Mayor Murray’s proposed 2016 operating budget. Between September 28 and November 23, Councilmembers will evaluate proposed spending in City departments, hear from the public, make amendments, and adopt the final budget for 2016.
What to Expect During This Week’s Presidential Visit, October 9
Intermittent closures of freeways and arterials and downtown streets are to be expected. The flow of buses and cars through downtown will be disrupted during these closures.
Seattle Fire Day at MOHAI, October 10
Come celebrate fire prevention month at Seattle Fire Day! Join us for family-friendly activities highlighting fire safety, past and present.
Maple Viewing Festival at Seattle Japanese Garden, October 11
Experience the breathtaking sight of maple trees ablaze in the colors of fall at the annual Maple Viewing Festival.
Design Review Program improvements open house, October 14
This fall, Department of Planning and Development will hold community open houses to share draft recommendations and hear other ideas directly from community members.
Seattle announces Safe Routes to School action plan
Mayor Ed Murray, Seattle Public Schools, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), and community partners unveiled Seattle’s inaugural Safe Routes to School Action Plan.
SPD Announces Agile Policing Strategy, Unveils Real-Time Crime Center
. The Real Time Crime Center is a centralized data and logistics hub, partnering analysts and investigators with officers on the street to rapidly identify suspects and solve crimes, and disrupt emerging crime trends.
Seattle Department of Transportation Launches Capital Projects Dashboard
SDOT recently launched the Capital Projects Dashboard, an interactive site designed to provide key project status information on current large transportation projects.
Seattle 2035: Weigh in on the Draft Plan
The Seattle Department of Planning and Development (DPD) will hold five community meetings this fall to solicit public comment on the Draft City of Seattle Comprehensive Plan. The updated Comprehensive Plan will be our roadmap for Seattle’s next 20 years.
Mayor unveils $47 million Seattle Park District plan for 2016
Mayor Ed Murray unveiled his proposal for $47 million in Seattle Park District funding as part of his 2016 budget. This is the first full year of investments made through the district approved by voters in August 2014.
2016 Neighborhood & Community Arts and Put the Arts in Parks grants open
This fall the Office of Arts & Culture is opening the 2016 Neighborhood & Community Arts program in conjunction with a new pilot program created in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation, Put the Arts in Parks.
Seattle's Neighborhood Matching Fund available to support "Shop Small" activities
Is your neighborhood business group, chamber of commerce, or business district planning an activity for Small Business Saturday? If so, your group may qualify for support.
Only in Seattle Initiative Request for Applications Available Now
The City of Seattle’s Office of Economic Development (OED) is partnering with Seattle Investment Fund, LLC, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON), and the Seattle Office of Arts and Culture (ARTS) to make approximately $1,600,000 available for the Only in Seattle Initiative in 2016. Applications due November 3.