Transit

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

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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

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https://youtu.be/aiX2n4DVLZI 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...