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Montlake Highway Lid Heads Into the Home Stretch in 2023

Fewer corners of Seattle are set to look more starkly different between the beginning of 2023 and the end than the area around SR...

Sunday Video: Should Cities Get Rid of On-Street Parking?

Dave Amos of City Beautiful takes on the topic of whether or not on-street parking is really the best use of limited street space....
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Washington State Is Losing Control of the Columbia Interstate Bridge Replacement Megaproject

Restarted by Governors Inslee and Brown in 2019, the IBR has been on a glidepath toward repeating the mistakes of the failed Columbia River...

Transportation Commission Seeks SR 99 Tunnel Bailout from State Legislature

To stem a widening revenue gap impacting the SR 99 tunnel tolling program, the Washington Transportation Commission is poised to ask the state legislature...

City Light Cancels Planned EV Charging Lot in Belltown

Seattle City Light has announced that plans will not move forward to build a new surface parking lot for electric vehicle (EV) charging on...

Alex Pedersen Raids Transit Funding for Bridge Maintenance Dollars

Seattle is poised to divert a major funding source away from public transit and into general transportation maintenance, thanks to an amendment put forward...

Council Returns Parking Enforcement to SPD, Abrogates 80 Vacant Cop Positions

Facing pressure from the Harrell administration, the Seattle City Council voted to move parking enforcement back to the Seattle Police Department (SPD) after a...

Dear Council: Make Safe Streets a Priority and Keep Parking Enforcement In SDOT

Seattle is nearing its final 2023-2024 budget and some big decisions are still in flux. The Mayor’s budget puts parking enforcement back in the...