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Highways

Pierce County Council Pushes Back on Long-Planned Roadway Expansion

As the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) moves forward on construction of the extension of SR 167 to the Port of Tacoma in...

WSDOT Holds Back on Going After Grants to Fix State Highways

The work to modify roads in Washington State to make them accessible to people who walk or bike is an enormous undertaking. Most cities...

Highway Expansion May Hinder Plans to Reconnect South Park

Momentum has been building around Reconnect South Park, a community-led effort to address how SR 99 slices through the neighborhood located near the Duwamish...

Washington Legislature Makes a Quantum Leap on Complete State Highways

A new policy included in Move Ahead Washington could vastly improve bike and pedestrian access and safety on state highways. When the Washington State Department...

SR 99 Tunnel is Bleeding Money as Toll Revenue Forecasts Plunge

The state treasurer's office brought some bad news to the Washington Transportation Commission this week regarding the revenue forecast for the Washington State Department...

South King County Cities Increase Police Patrols in Name of Pedestrian Safety

Just before midnight on February 28, Cholly Elopre, a 61-year-old airport worker living in Federal Way, was crossing six lane International Boulevard in SeaTac...

Leaders Push I-5 Expansion in Nisqually Valley, But Climate Consequences Appear Dire

On Monday, Governor Jay Inslee boarded a small boat with U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell and Representative Marilyn Strickland to tour the mouth of the...

Tell WSDOT What the Future of the State Highway System Should Look Like

When it comes to highway projects in Washington, the legislature holds all of the authority to decide how to allocate transportation funding. But while...