Transportation

Sunday Video: Google’s Self-Driving Car

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dk3oc1Hr62g Google has put out a fascinating video of its self-driving car. It's amazing how well behaved the vehicle is around pedestrians, cyclists, and other...

When Thinking Globally and Acting Locally Is No Longer Optional: Why Seattle Needs Buses

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The scientific evidence for anthropogenic climate change is now irrefutable.* Climate change is not some far off disaster that can be passed on to...

Mayor Murray’s Seattle-Only Plan for Metro

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 After a whirlwind week, the bus saga continues. Today, Mayor Ed Murray presented his blueprint for a Seattle-only measure to restore King County Metro Transit...

Follow Up: Factoria Frequent Service

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 A map of frequent service to and from Factoria. The thick red line is the frequent corridor shared by routes 240 and 241 and...

Riding and Running Heatmap

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Strava Labs is an online community of athletes that is collecting data about activities one person at a time. You can sign up for...

Pronto! Emerald City Cycle Share Revealed

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We've been anticipating the launch for the Puget Sound Bike Share (PSBS) for quite some time now, and we still have a while to...

Sunday Video: Protected Intersections for Bicyclists

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https://vimeo.com/86721046 Protected Intersections for Bicyclists by Nick Falbo on Vimeo. This video gives many of the best practices for protecting bicyclists. There are a lot of...

Plan C Is Progressive and Helps Our Long-Term Goals

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Securing revenue is the most critical step to improve transit in Seattle. The city has a long history of trying to build transit, from streetcars...