15th Ave S Transit Improvements

Updated September 28, 2023

 This project is complete!

We completed this community-requested project in fall 2021.

Project Overview

This project will improve existing bus stops on 15th Ave S to operate better for people walking, biking, and riding the bus. The new shared bus stops will include level boarding for passengers and a raised bike lane separated from vehicle traffic. This Neighborhood Street Fund project is being coordinated with 15th Ave S Improvements project which includes paving and intersection safety improvements at 15th Ave S and S Columbian Way. 

Photos of the 15th Ave Projects after completion


Map of 15th Ave South Improvements Areas


The NSF program runs on 3-year cycles to select, design, and build projects. The application phase for the 2016-2018 cycle opened in 2015 and projects will be constructed in 2018. 

2015 - Applications 

2016 - Community Prioritization and Voting 

2017 - Design

2021 - Construction

Project Background

This is one of 12 Neighborhood Street Fund projects requested by neighbors and selected by the Levy to Move Seattle Oversight Committee as part of the 2016-2018 program cycle. Neighborhood Street Fund is a city program, running on 3-year cycles, that enables neighbors to propose and help prioritize transportation-related projects that are then built by the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT). 


Greg Spotts, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 3800, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34996, Seattle, WA, 98124-4996
Phone: (206) 684-7623

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