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PARK(ing) Day Brings 50 “Parks” to Seattle

Community groups and businesses create pop-up parks for a day  Today people in Seattle and in cities around the world will temporarily convert on-street parking spaces into public spaces for the annual PARK(ing) Day event. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has permitted 50 parks for this year’s event, and each offers a unique way […]

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Community Groups and Businesses to Create Temporary Mini-Parks for PARK(ing) Day 2014

WHAT:  Fifty Park(ing) Day sites convert on-street parking spaces into public spaces for annual PARK(ing) Day event WHEN:  Friday, September 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: A map of all PARK(ing) Day installations in Seattle can be found at http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/seattleparkingday.htm PARK(ing) Day seeks to raise awareness about the importance of a sustainable, livable and healthy […]

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Weekend traffic: Park(ing) day, Seahawks and Huskies

Travelers in Seattle this weekend are advised to plan their trips around sports events and festivals as Seattleites celebrate the last few days of summer. On Friday, a number of mini parks will appear in curb-side parking spaces throughout Seattle, each offering a fun and unique way to engage with the local community. Many people […]

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Weekend traffic Sept 12-14 Huskies, Mariners, Sounders and community festivals

If you are planning to be in northeast Seattle on Saturday, you would be wise to plan your trip around the Husky Football game on that day, with kickoff at 1 p.m. The customary Husky Football traffic plan will be in place, diverting general traffic away from the area before and after the game to […]

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Sunday lane closures for 24th Avenue street repairs

Street repairs will require lane closures on 24th Avenue from East Lynn Street to East McGraw Street on Sunday, Sept. 14, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The northbound curb lane and the southbound parking lane will be closed. Paving and Urban Forestry crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation will remove broken sidewalk, prune […]

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Traffic today, baseball and boat show

The Seattle Mariners will play against the Astros at Safeco Field today, Sept. 10. The game will start at 7:10 pm and will end around 10 pm. Expect congestion near Safeco Field during the afternoon peak traffic period as fans head for the game. For tips on ways to get to the game, please see […]

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Mariners vs. Houston Tonight

Sports fans in Seattle will have another chance to cheer the Mariners tonight.  An estimated 13,000 fans are expected to attend tonight’s game against Houston at Safeco Field. Expect slow traffic, and give yourself plenty of time to get to the ball park to enjoy the game. Sign up for Transit Alerts in order to […]

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Weekend Traffic: Husky GameDay

This is the week of football in Seattle! With up to 70,000 spectators expected, the Husky football traffic plan will be implemented for the game on Saturday, diverting general traffic away from the area to allow time for football fans to enter and leave the Husky stadium and parking areas. The customary traffic diversions will […]

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Transit Alert – Metro will operate P&R shuttle buses to and from home Husky football games

King County Metro Metro will operate Husky game-day non-stop shuttle buses to UW Husky Stadium from the Eastgate P&R, Federal Way/S 320th St P&R, Houghton P&R, Northgate Transit Center, Shoreline P&R, Kingsgate P&R, South Kirkland P&R & South Renton P&R during the 2014 season. Pre-game P&R shuttles The shuttles leave designated park and ride lots […]

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Likely afternoon congestion at Northgate I-5 off-ramps

The Seattle Department of Transportation will begin the final phase of its repaving project on North Northgate Way next Monday, Sept. 8.  Construction crews will be repaving the one-block section of Northgate Way, immediately to the west of I-5.  This stretch, between Meridian Avenue North and Corliss Avenue North (the street immediately adjacent to the […]

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