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Construction workers and heavy equipment at the light rail station near Microsoft's Redmond headquarters.

Sound Transit Plans Paid Parking Program as it Builds Another 8,000 Stalls

Despite the pandemic-induced decline in parking demand at regional transit facilities, Sound Transit is still expanding parking and developing new tools to manage it....

Sound Transit Puts Equitable TOD and Bathroom Policy Reform Front and Center

Sound Transit is making good on a policy directive to expand bathroom access to facilities and equitable transit-oriented development (TOD) commitments in Seattle. The...
Three construction workers in Sound Transit vests walk a construction site with crane overhead.

Seattle Subway-Backed HB 1304 Gets First Hearing February 9th

Rapid transit help could be on the way for Seattle. House Bill 1304, a bill to enable local rapid transit funding, has its first...

Sound Transit 3 Program Realignment Begins at Board Workshop

On Thursday, the Sound Transit Board began the Sound Transit 3 program realignment process with a workshop that centered on a briefing by agency...
Roosevelt light rail station entrance with a 6-story apartment building in the background.

Hackney Bill Offers Seattle a Path to Fund Rail Priorities

On Tuesday, State Representative David Hackney (D-11th Legislative District) introduced an exciting bill that could provide Seattle a path to extend rail expansions beyond...
Elevated light rail with pylons next to a street in Northgate.

Sound Transit Reveals Big Jump in Cost Estimates for Ballard and West Seattle Link

Sound Transit is projecting an additional $4 billion in costs for light rail to Ballard and West Seattle. The projected cost of the two...

Gondolas Can’t Meet West Seattle’s Transit Needs, Light Rail Can

Seattle is amidst its most important transportation investment in 100 years. And—to no surprise—some neighbors have a problem with it. Seattle is well known...

Sound Transit Board Greenlights Fare Enforcement Reform Pilot and Lowers Sounder Fares

On Thursday, the Sound Transit Board of Directors met for their final time in 2020. The meeting closed the year by taking up big...