Saturday, 31 October, 2020
On Monday, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) released a Ultra-High Speed Ground Transportation Business Case Analysis that shows considerable upside for connecting Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver, British Columbia with trains potentially reaching speeds of 250...
"Doing nothing is not an option," the I-5 System Partnership said in its Call to Action draft report. The report advocates for updating the current I-5 with a 21st century multi-modal corridor. While...

Why Flatten Fares?

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King County Metro Transit has recommended a $2.75 flat fare across its network. King County Executive Dow Constantine has endorsed the proposal and asked the King County Council to enact it. County Councilmembers Claudia Balducci and Rob Dembowski have...
 In 1960, just several years after the devastation of the Korean War and with 35 years of armed Japanese occupation in the recent past, Korea was in such dire straits that a comparatively wealthy Kenya  extended relief efforts to...
https://youtu.be/JY6Skmrwefw ORCA card readers for Link light rail and Sounder commuter rail now make different beeping sounds when you tap on and tap off. Tap ons make one beep sound while tap...
Washington's state transportation department is launching a temporary program that will make some lower-speed highways available to open streets and commercial uses during the Covid-19 pandemic. This will allow some lanes to be reallocated for low-stress uses...
It's been a mixed month for the Pronto bike share system. The bike share just celebrated its first year and is getting heavy scrutiny for what some see as under-performing metrics. In late October, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) announced...
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is moving ahead quickly with a plan to install protected bike lanes (PBLs) on Pike and Pine Streets in Downtown Seattle by the end of this year. As we have been reporting this...