Thursday, 21 January, 2021
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhMKHXLBZrc This past week, transit designer Massimo Vignelli passed away. Vignelli was well known for his revolutionary thinking of wayfinding for transit systems. In this video, he discusses his very controversial and simple New York City Subway map of 1972.
  Seattle’s new streetcar route, the First Hill line, finally opened on Saturday. Despite the cold and rain, months of tantalizingly empty test runs and the promise of free rides drew large crowds along the entire route. The new line runs...
As of today, Car2Go has expanded their "home area" for Seattle. Back in January, the Seattle City Council approved new legislation regulating and permitting carsharing programs like Car2Go. The legislation did two key things for consumers and carshare operators alike:...
Multimodal corridors are intended to reduce automobile dependence by integrating rapid transit into existing freeway infrastructure. However, designing transit around freeways can make it difficult to veer from car-centric habits. The current N 145th Street corridor that divides Seattle...
Sound Transit is in the midst of an important public outreach campaign for their next big transit expansion program, known as Sound Transit 3. Earlier last month, the agency released their Draft Priority Project List for public review and comment. This list...
https://vimeo.com/309667603 Do you live in West Seattle? This all ages and abilities bike crew show how easy it is to bike from West Seattle to Downtown Seattle, even during the upcoming Seattle Squeeze.
Union Street/Symphony Station? Not so fast, says Sound Transit's board of directors. On Thursday, the board adopted an amendment to its earlier motion to rename University Street Station to Union Street/Symphony Street Station that would keep the existing station...
Metro updated their website Thursday afternoon with the official proposals for changes to bus routes around new University Link light rail stations, scheduled to begin in March 2016. The Urbanist's post from Monday has been updated to reflect those changes. The official...