Bicycle Program: Roosevelt Way NE – NE 75th to NE 85th
Proposed Bike Lanes and Sharrows
To An Open House to Discuss Proposed Changes to Roosevelt Way NE
The Seattle Department of Transportation is proposing changes to Roosevelt Way NE between NE 75th Street and NE 85th Street to make riding a bicycle easier and safer. These changes include parking changes and installation of bicycle lanes and shared lane markings. When complete, these changes will provide new transportation option to reach destinations such as Maple Leaf Park, neighborhood schools, business districts and the future light rail stations.
Open House Details
Tuesday, August 28th from 7:00-8:30pm
At the Northgate Community Center, 10510 5th Ave NE
These changes would complete a one-half mile missing piece in a four-mile bicycle route that starts north of Northgate and continues to the University Bridge.
At the open house, you will be able to see maps of the proposed project, talk to SDOT staff, ask questions and provide your feedback.
If you are unable to attend the open house but you would still like to submit your comments, please contact email@example.com or call 206-684-7583
Click here to download the proposed project plans.
Summary of proposed changes:
- On-street parking would be restricted all day (“No parking anytime”) on the west side of Roosevelt Way NE from NE 75th Street to NE 85th Street
- 13 parking spaces would be restricted (“No parking anytime”) on the east side of Roosevelt Way NE near NE 75th Street and NE 80th Street to improve traffic signal operations
- 71 parking spaces would be retained on the east side of Roosevelt (which is more than enough to accommodate the peak demand for on-street parking).
- A dedicated bicycle lane would be added in the uphill (northbound) direction so that slower moving people on bicycles do not hold up traffic.
- Shared lane markings (sharrows) would be installed in the downhill (southbound) direction
- The new parking lane on the east side of the street would be wider than the current parking lanes
- The new bicycle lane would also serve as a buffer between parked cars and cars traveling on the street