Driving

A school crosswalk busy with students and parents in a sea of cars.

Seattle City Code Requires We Pave Over Playgrounds, But We Could Change That

The Washington State Legislature is in ongoing legal trouble for failing to properly fund schools. The City of Seattle has many solemn commitments to...

Midweek Video: Why Do People Commute By Airplane?

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https://youtu.be/BoxZuHl3caU Super commuting was on the up and up prior to the pandemic. Why are people doing it, who is doing it, and what can...
I-405 northbound car traffic with bridges and skyscrapers in the background.

Bellevue’s New I-405 Interchange Won’t Reduce Congestion

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Cities across the country have poured billions and billions into ineffective road infrastructure projects that are leaving them deep in traffic and even deeper...

Sunday Video: How Highways Make Traffic Worse

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https://youtu.be/2z7o3sRxA5g Vox examines how building more highways just leads to more congestion rather than solving any particular transportation problem.
Construction workers and heavy equipment at the light rail station near Microsoft's Redmond headquarters.

Sound Transit Plans Paid Parking Program as it Builds Another 8,000 Stalls

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Despite the pandemic-induced decline in parking demand at regional transit facilities, Sound Transit is still expanding parking and developing new tools to manage it....

SDOT’s New Curbspace Access and Parking Proposal for Uptown

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With the arrival of the revamped and expanded KeyArena as Climate Pledge Arena later this year, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has proposed...
A family on bikes crosses a 130th Street crosswalk.

SDOT Explores Mobility Improvements Near 130th and 148th Street Light Rail Stations

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In NE 130th St & 148th Stations Multimodal Access Study, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) examines the tough conditions for people walking, rolling,...

House Ups the Ante with $26 Billion Transportation Package

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On Tuesday, Washington House Democrats revealed an ambitious transportation package exceeding dueling senate proposals by more than $10 billion. The 16-year package would raise...