Sunday, August 19, 2018

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The annual Point In Time Count numbers came out yesterday. 12,112 people experiencing homelessness were counted countywide, a 4 percent increase from last year.  For the first time, over half of those people were sleeping unsheltered, in vehicles, in tents, and on the street. Experts agree on what works: housing...
If you work for King County or the City of Seattle, an unlimited ORCA transit pass comes with your job. Same thing if you work for Swedish Hospital, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle Pacific University, Microsoft, or most other major institutional employers in the Seattle area. It makes sense. Large workplaces...
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...