Tuesday, 19 January, 2021
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In September, King County Metro filed a report on their battery bus implementation plan. Like the Kenmore water taxi report, this paper is the result of a proviso within the 2019-2020 King County budget. The County wanted Metro to...
A new study shows a preservative in car tires is responsible for collapsing Coho salmon runs, adding new urgency to efforts to reduce the number of cars on the road. Faint glows dot the side of office towers as raindrops...
Comprehensive updates pushing the 30-year-old Growth Management Act to be adaptive, inclusive, equitable, and actionable. When the Washington legislative session begins in less than a month, the budget and the response to Covid will be at the top of the...
https://youtu.be/g9-9CxCxrVE Dave Amos looks at how cities across the globe are making streets and districts car-free. He also explains how this is improving economic and social outcomes.
Inslee announces bold climate package for 2021–2023 biennium. That’s the subject of an email that hit my inbox yesterday afternoon. I skipped the email text and opened the PDF of the proposal. I started reading. Then I start skimming. I...
These convenient excuses help your transportation department justify widening and adding highways--but they're dead wrong. We put our environmental values right into our name in the Evergreen State. But one place we don’t put them is into our transportation system...
Passenger rail advocacy group All Aboard Washington (AAWA) has called upon the Washington State Legislature to provide funding to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to implement existing plans for an expanded statewide passenger rail network. Restoring the...
https://youtu.be/XAFD-0aMkwE Vox explains how environmental racism through public policy and private actions can lead to environmental health catastrophes for people of color. Coronavirus is killing disproportionate numbers of black people in Louisiana’s “Cancer Alley,” and Vox explores why environmental racism...