The Seattle Department of Transportation or SDOT is trying to get Seattle to be the more accessible city in the United States. One of the features they are offering is by adding a map to street signs. This helps people navigate the city faster and more efficiently. Another design change they are making is to make the street signs more legible for people who are hard of seeing. They are even making it easier for people who are colorblind.

Key Takeaways:

  • SDOT, Seattle Department of Transportation is trying to make Seattle the most walkable place in America
  • Seamless Seattle is based off of the Legible London type model.
  • Mapping systems on street signs will help people walking get to where they want to go faster.

“The system, dubbed Seamless Seattle, is based on the successful Legible London model, which is now lauded as the benchmark for complex city wayfinding.”

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