Transit

Sunday Video: A Better Low-Floor Tram?

Reece Martin takes a dive into tram designs and shows the way for a better design approach for low-floor trams. Often, there are drawbacks...

Chinatown and Transit Advocates Push for 4th Avenue Light Rail Station

As Sound Transit lays out 90 miles of new track, 57 new stations, and three new light rail lines over the next 20 years,...

How South Sounder Could Be Beefed Up For All-Day Ridership and Service

Ridership on Sounder's southern line has taken a huge hit since the pandemic started in 2020. Sound Transit moved to cut service down to...

Transpo Notes: New RapidRide Lines to be Studied, Transit Staffing Decrease, Green Lake Outer...

This Transpo Notes roundup touches on a mix of transit and bike stories, including: An update on staffing levels a local transit agencies;Details on a...

Transpo Notes: Repairing Leaks, New Fare Paid Zones, and Sounder Service Changes

This Transpo Notes roundup touches on a mix of transit stories, including: Leaky ceiling repairs underway at U District Station;New Fare Paid Zones coming to...

Lynnwood Votes to Streamline Additional Housing in City Center, Avoiding Reactionary Backslide

On Monday night, the Lynnwood City Council voted to continue permitting new housing units and office space in its City Center neighborhood, immediately adjacent...

National Railroads Labor Dispute Affects Northwest Passenger Rail, But Full Shutdown Has Been Averted

On Wednesday, freight railroads had yet to come to terms with union workers, creating chaos across the United States as movement of goods and...

Midweek Video: Spruce Up Your Tracks With Grassy Trams

Modern tram systems are increasingly seeing the use of grassy tracks. Many North American transit agencies may be loath to follow suit, but there...