Monday, October 22, 2018

Seattle Subway

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Seattle Subway is an all-volunteer, grassroots organization dedicated to promoting high quality transit for Seattle and the Puget Sound Region on the fastest possible timeline.
The letter below is from the Seattle Transportation Coalition and was signed by Seattle Subway, the Seattle Transit Riders Union, and The Urbanist. Other groups have adopted similar talking points in their own letters to Sound Transit, to encourage Sound Transit to plan Sound Transit 3 (ST3) investments with...
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan has put a pause on construction of Center City Connector (CCC): The only high capacity transit project planned within downtown Seattle between now and 2035. Seattle is expected to see nearly 50% job growth over the next two decades. After a decade of work to...
HB 2201, a bill devised to cut $2.3 billion dollars from the Sound Transit 3 (ST3) budget, has reared its ugly head again. Though the bill was taken off the House floor calendar last minute today, it could return in the very near future. Look up your legislators online...
In an effort to continue providing great content, programming, advocacy, and analysis, we’re running a fundraising drive this week at The Urbanist. We think what we do is pretty valuable, but you don't have to take our word for it. Below is a testimonial from Seattle Subway. The Urbanist is...
Seattle Subway is an organization that was born out of frustration. We were frustrated with the glacial pace of transit progress and past compromises on quality. Five years ago we got together, with virtually zero political experience, and started fighting for grade-separated transit. We took our frustration and turned...
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This evening, Tuesday March 15, the Kirkland City Council is planning on voting to ratify a letter that, among other things, contains the following statement. "If light rail on the Cross Kirkland Corridor is included in the ST 3 package, Kirkland would have to oppose the ballot measure." The Council’s opposition to...