Highways

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...

Surface Highway Undermines Seattle’s Waterfront Park

The Seattle Times editorial board recently published a take on the Seattle Waterfront, and, while the Blethen gang being wrong isn't news, it's also...

Shoreline Moves Ahead With Highway Expansion On Seattle’s Doorstep

The City of Shoreline has been working diligently to prepare for the arrival of Link light rail in the city, as Sound Transit works...

Sunday Video: Freeway Lids – What They Are, Why We Build Them

CityNerd takes a dive into some of the most interesting freeways lids in the United States. Several freeway lids in the Seattle area make...
Inslee holds the scissors and other high-level officials look on outside the SR-99 tunnel in February 2019.

Legislature Must Cut Highway Expansion and Protect Transit, Safety, Maintenance Funds

The $16.9 billion Move Ahead Washington transportation package faces a large funding gap after State House passed a version of the bill Tuesday that...

Concrete Companies Stonewall Striking Truck Drivers, Threatening Cascading Construction Delays

Concrete is not flowing in King County and several high-profile infrastructure projects threaten to be delayed as a result. Concrete mixer drivers are striking...