Transit

Rainier Avenue To Get Northbound Bus Lane Extension, but Corridor Vision Is Still Missing

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has announced they are planning to convert one lane of northbound Rainier Avenue to a dedicated transit lane...

Sound Transit Must Fix Its Broken Escalators and Elevators Mess

Sound Transit’s elevators and escalators have become a bit of a punchline and are routinely out of service, as The Urbanist reported in November....
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Transpo Notes: Delays Are Hitting Everything, In-Person Meetings, and New Projects

This week's Transpo Notes roundup touches on the status of Sound Transit's new real-time arrival and digital ad signs, Amtrak Cascades' northern service, Pierce...

A User’s Guide to the Tacoma Line T Hilltop Extension

A lot of transit buzz in the Northwest recently has been about our regional light rail system, Line 1 and Line 2, being expanded...

Your Transit Trips Are Free This Weekend, Let’s Celebrate!

The upgrades coming to the central Puget Sound's regional transit pass, ORCA, next Monday are front-and-center at the region's transit agencies right now. With...

Sunday Video: American Transit During The Pandemic

CityNerd takes a look at how American transit systems lost ridership during the pandemic and the pros and cons of fare-free systems. Wenatchee’s...

Midweek Video: Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Explained

City Beautiful dives into the topic of transit-oriented development (TOD) in North America. Dave Amos makes a special visit to Orenco Station, a New...

New ORCA Card System Launches May 16 with Weekend Fare Holiday for Transit Riders

Although the preparations have been many years in the making, May 16th will represent the start of a new era for Puget Sound transit...