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SDOT will make some safety improvements to 15th Ave S as they work on bike lane design

After community feedback, SDOT will move to slow traffic speeds on 15th Ave S on Beacon Hill in the spring while the project moves through the design process. The department will install a series of speed cushions as well as … Continue reading

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More notes on two-way vs one-way bike lanes on Beacon Hill

The biggest decision point presented in SDOT’s Beacon Hill bike lane survey (open through January 6) is whether the city should build one-way bike lanes on either side of 15th Ave S or one two-way bike lane on the east … Continue reading

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A look at latest Beacon Hill bike lane designs + SDOT says they will try to build them ‘sooner’

SDOT has released updated design work for the Beacon Hill bike lane project, which includes two options for 15th Ave S as well as different options for handling bus stops. As Ryan Packer reported for the Urbanist last month, the … Continue reading

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Beacon Hill deserves as much safe streets urgency as Green Lake

Two different bike safety projects in Seattle started development in 2020: A concept to complete the bike lane loop around Green Lake and a project to connect Beacon Hill to the downtown bike network. But even though the City Council … Continue reading

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After years of delay, improvements coming to 15th Ave S & S Columbian Way intersection

Later this year, the Seattle Department of Transportation is set to complete improvements that will make it easier to bike through one of Beacon Hill’s trickiest intersections. The changes planned at 15th Ave S and S Columbian Way come three … Continue reading

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I guess I need to take back some of the nice things I said about the Neighborhood Street Fund… UPDATED

UPDATE: Be sure to read to the bottom of this post for an update from SDOT. This specific Neighborhood Street Fund project is dead, but the department has not abandoned this intersection, a spokesperson said. Yesterday’s post was supposed to … Continue reading

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Still not convinced of the benefits of complete streets?

SDOT published a post on their blog with great before and after shots of the redesigned intersection at 15th Ave S and S Lander St. Sited a block from the light rail station, the intersection’s former design can be seen … Continue reading

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Chief Sealth Trail extention will help connect from Othello station to SoDo, Capitol Hill

Paving is complete for the north extension of the Chief Sealth Trail on Beacon Hill. Work is still needed to make curbs and ramps. The trail will end at 15th Ave S a couple blocks south of the new climbing … Continue reading

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Beacon Hill changes looking strong, but can we go a step further?

I attended the open house Tuesday to take a look at the plans for 15th Ave S and Columbian Way S, and response to the projects seemed mostly positive.

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Open house Tuesday to discuss several Beacon Hill road changes

Map by the city’s Beacon Hill Blog SDOT is proposing changes to 15th Ave S and S Columbian Way that would add much-needed bike infrastructure in Mid-Beacon Hill and will help connect much of south Seattle to downtown. There will … Continue reading

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