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A map of the multi-use trail connecting Lake Washington to Puget Sound. The trail is divided into segments A to E.

Exciting Progress on the 16-Mile Lake to Sound Trail

It’s almost time to say hello to a 16-mile multi-use trail connecting Renton to Des Moines and everything in between. King County Parks will soon...

Sound Transit TOD Offers Chance to Transform Overlake Village

Sound Transit recently opened a survey looking for community input on their plans for transit-oriented development near the Overlake Village Light Rail Station. If...

Sound Transit Gets New Trains Ahead of Northgate Link’s October 2nd Debut

The more you look at the new Link train’s face, the harder it is to discern exactly what emotion it’s trying to express. Is...
Downtown Tacoma's stretch of Pacific Avenue hosts the Tacoma Link streetcar. (Photo by Doug Trumm)

Zoomers Flock to Tacoma over Pricey Seattle

You would have to be quite old to remember when it was cheaper to live in the city than the countryside. It’s been a...
I-405 northbound car traffic with bridges and skyscrapers in the background.

Bellevue’s New I-405 Interchange Won’t Reduce Congestion

Cities across the country have poured billions and billions into ineffective road infrastructure projects that are leaving them deep in traffic and even deeper...
A rendering of the NE 85th Street interchange with lots of lanes and concrete.

Kirkland Proposal Could Bring 300-foot Towers to 85th Street Station Area

The high-growth alternative, though focused on office towers, could also bring 9,000 homes to Kirkland's NE 85th Street station area. It’s almost hard to grasp...

Saving Salmon Will Require a Transportation Revolution

A new study shows a preservative in car tires is responsible for collapsing Coho salmon runs, adding new urgency to efforts to reduce the...
An underground light rail station with a train and passengers.

Automated Trains Could Propel ST4 and Lower Energy Costs

This article is the second in a two-part series about designing a new rail network for Seattle and its surrounding areas. You can read...