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SDOT Stresses Maintenance in Spending Plan for $20 Car Tab Fee

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Details of how a new $20 vehicle licensing fee (VLF) in Seattle that could raise $7.2 million per year would be used for transportation...

Sunday Video: Amtrak’s 50th Anniversary Paint Scheme and Livery History

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOZdzbDpftI Amtrak is celebrating the company's 50 anniversary with a look back on past liveries and special commemorative ones that will be painted on trains...
A Metro bus with the Evo store mural in the background.

Metro Looks Toward Post-Pandemic Recovery, But Thorny Service Changes Could Be Ahead

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How King County Metro will restore bus service as the pandemic recedes will be a hotly contested issue. Metro offered a window into the...
Governor Inslee with a mask speaking in front of I-5 Ship Canal Bridge.

No New Highways Is a 21st Century Imperative

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On March 5th, Governor Jay Inslee stood in front of the I-5 Ship Canal Bridge in Seattle and urged the state legislature to pass...

Everett Transit Mulling Merger with Community Transit to Sustain Service Growth

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A merger of Everett Transit with the large countywide provider Community Transit is still on table. That option was first formally proposed last summer...

Advocates Press for Station Access Upgrades for SR-522 Bus Rapid Transit

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The Stride bus rapid transit line slinking its ways from Shoreline to Bothell along NE 145th St and SR-522 has gotten its latest design...

Midweek Video: Bus Stop Balancing Pierce Transit

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tt2gm0DIuoU Pierce Transit has a short video on the agency's effort to rebalance bus stops across its service area. Rebalancing is the practice of consolidating...
Two Link trains at Columbia City Station in the February snow.

Sound Transit Previews Conceptual Framework to Help Determine Fate of ST3 Projects

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How Sound Transit will realign its capital expansion program to address an $11.5 billion affordability gap through 2041 still remains uncharted. But agency staff...