Tag: bicycle

3.11 Freight

The City of Seattle Freight Master Plan (FMP) contains an updated city freight network in order to improve freight mobility and to direct future investments. The design standards and guidance in this ...Read More

3.3 Clearances

Clearances are the minimum distances between elements in, under and above the street right-of-way. Clearance requirements are a key factor in how space within the right-of-way and on private property ...Read More

3.10 Transit

There are two general types of transit service within the City of Seattle as defined by the Transit Master Plan (TMP) – the Frequent Transit Network (FTN) and the Local Transit Network (LTN). The Ci...Read More

3.8 Bicycle

Endorsed Design Standards The manuals listed below inform and supplement the bicycle design standards included in the Right-of-Way Improvement Manual, and are used by SDOT when planning and designing ...Read More

Bike Parking

Bike Racks Design Standards Bike racks must have the following characteristics: Have a no-maintenance finish that won’t chip, peel, or rust. Galvanized steel finishes are preferred; Have a minimum h...Read More

Bike Intersection Design

Design Guidance Conflicts between bicyclists and pedestrians and motorists can be reduced using geometric design and/or signal phasing. Geometric design: Conflict locations should be separated so trav...Read More

Shared Lanes

Shared lanes may be marked with the addition of shared lane markings. Shared lanes are appropriate on arterials with a posted speed limit of 30 mph or less, collector streets, or minor arterials to fi...Read More

In-Street, Minor Separation

In-street, minor separation is appropriate when motor vehicle volumes and speeds are too high for a shared lane, space is not available for a protected bike lane, or when traffic calming techniques ar...Read More

Intelligent Transportation Systems

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) refer to the devices used to facilitate dynamic transportation operations. These devices include traffic control devices such as traffic signals, flashing beac...Read More