Highways

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.

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...
A birds eye view of Downtown Seattle from the south with the I-5 and I-90 spaghetti interchange dominating the frame.

It’s a Car Car World–We Just Live in It

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The car is an amazing machine. So amazing, that with a little help from cheap portable fuel and a flood of public investment in...

Five Road Widening Myths That Are Delaying Climate Action

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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...

Columbia River Crossing Freeway Project Is Back

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For the second time this century, the states of Washington and Oregon are gearing up to attempt to replace the I-5 bridge over the...
The southbound bike lane on the University Bridge with the I-5 Bridge in the background.

Pedersen and Herbold Come Up Short in Effort to Swipe Car Tab Revenue for...

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The Seattle City Council has been powering through their budget votes in marathon days this week, and Councilmember Alex Pedersen tried to sneak a...

Mayor Chooses Repair Option with Expected Mid-2022 West Seattle Bridge Reopening

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Mayor Jenny Durkan’s decision is now official: Seattle will repair rather than replace the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge. The decision comes just shy of...

Seattle’s Newest Street on the Waterfront Takes Shape

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If you've visited Pike Place Market recently, and enjoyed the view across Elliott Bay from the new Marketfront Pavilion, you've probably noticed work happening...