Saturday, 31 October, 2020
Luxury car owners rejoiced yesterday as Democrats passed HB 2201, a bill cutting car tab fees, through the Washington State House of Representatives. The biggest savings will go the Puget Sound taxpayers with the priciest cars. The bill would cost...
Sound Transit has formally started its scoping process to develop alternatives for light rail extensions to Ballard and West Seattle. The public has a short window of opportunity to weigh in on the conceptual alignments and stations with their...
Sound Transit is threading together the planning work for light rail between West Seattle and Ballard via Downtown Seattle, despite the corridors destined to be served by separate lines. The Sound Board of Directors met last week to authorize...
Seattle has ambitious plans for 2018. Taking MHA Citywide... Can We Expand It to Single Family? The Seattle City Council plans to expand the Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) program taking inclusionary zoning citywide, at least in land zoned multifamily and commercial....
In adjourning the 65th legislative session, Washington state legislators left Sound Transit 3 (ST3) funding fully intact. Transit supporters breathed sigh of relief. Pressure they had applied on legislators helped reverse the momentum on what seemed like a sure-thing...
Sound Transit has taken an unprecedented step in issuing a joint statement with Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) rejecting a call-out by the Trump administration's proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2018--contradictorily titled "A New Foundation For American Greatness"....
Link light rail set a new record for ridership surpassing 100,000 boardings for the first time last Friday. Sound Transit credited the convergence of a Mariners game (with playoff implications) and a Huskies college football game against 15th ranked...
As soon as September 14th, Sound Transit construction in Lynnwood will temporarily close two trails: the Interurban Trail and Scriber Creek Trail. The closure will last up to two years, intermittently in the case of the Interurban Trail.