Friday, 23 October, 2020
Sound Transit upgraded its old ST3 map with a cleaner new map and website. The old map helped sell the package to the regional electorate that voted 54% in favor of the 25-year investment last year. The new map...
After the megalopolises of New York and Mexico City, the next highest ridership Metro system in North America may surprise you. It's not Chicago or DC or Toronto, but rather Canada's second most populous city: Montréal. In a metropolitan...
For decades, the pedestrian connections between Uptown and South Lake Union were limited, thanks to the design of Aurora Avenue--SR-99 to a motorist. North of Denny Way, the only way to cross the limited-access highway was via...
Among all the Link light rail extensions unleashed by Sound Transit 3 (ST3) lurks a weakest link: the Purple Line to Issaquah. But we can fix that.  It starts and ends at a parking...
Seattle has plenty of hills and waterways which makes a subway system attractive in comparison to road-based solutions. But even a subway needs to worry about steep hills and water unless you’re willing to spend a ton...
Earlier this year the city published a feasibility study to put a lid above I-5 to reconnect Downtown and First Hill, two neighborhoods divided by the freeway. It would add both housing and a park all above...
Light rail is not the only thing getting a rebrand by Sound Transit next year. In an announcement on Thursday, the transit agency outlined a full rebrand of current and future light rail, commuter rail, and bus...
Third Avenue is easily the most important transit corridor in all of Seattle. The street carries more than 52,000 passengers on weekdays via bus. That heavy load of riders translates into transit congestion where hundreds of buses...