Three people biking and two pedestrians wait for a long line of cars queuing on Mercer Street in South Lake Union.

Washington State Needs a New Plan for Transportation

Washington State’s transportation infrastructure has been described as “on a glidepath to failure.” Our road conditions are consistently ranked among the worst in the nation....

Concerns Persist Over Safe Access to Judkins Park Light Rail Station

Set to open in 2023, the Judkins Park light rail station will connect thousands of Seattleites to the growing Link light rail network. The future station,...

Sunday Video: Secretary Pete Talks Transportation with CityLab

0 Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg stopped by Bloomberg CityLab's 2021 conference to talk about the Biden administration's outlook on transportation and priorities.
A floating bus stop and protected bike lane on Dexter Avenue. (Photo by Adam Coppola)

Service Changes Coming to Local Transit Agencies Starting March 20th

The transit service changes are coming. The first round of changes roll out on the weekend of March 20th with some additions to King...
two trains at a station with little glass orbs sculpture overhead

Sound Transit Weighs ST3 Delay and Revenue Options in New Scenarios

Sound Transit boardmembers got a preview of Sound Transit 3 (ST3) realignment scenarios on Thursday. Agency staff walked through four examples of capital program...
A view of development along SR-7 in Pierce County. (Google Maps)

Pierce County Updates Plans for Central Urban Growth Areas

In October, the Pierce County Council adopted updates to the community plans of Frederickson, Mid-County, Parkland-Spanaway-Midland, and South Hill that should encourage denser development...

Seattle and Metro Hash Out Agreement for Prop 1 Transit Investments

As a first step to authorizing a new transit funding agreement with King County Metro, the Seattle City Council approved an updated agreement on...
A Metro bus operating on a snowy Beacon Hill. (Owen Pickford)

Metro Previews Policy Updates for System Growth and Equity Focus

Updates to King County Metro's key policy documents have been delayed due to Covid-induced impacts, but the agency hopes to complete them this year...