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The Case for Improved Light Rail in Rainier Valley

It almost seems like every other week these days you hear about another light rail-involved collision in Rainier Valley. And the reason for why...

As Sound Transit Weighs Future of Fare Ambassador Program, Data Shows History of Racial...

This month, the Sound Transit Board is set to review its new Fare Ambassador pilot, which replaced the widely criticized fare enforcement program. According...

Sunday Video: All 53 Vancouver SkyTrain Stations

RM Transit visits all 53 Vancouver SkyTrain stations. Though a bit long, the sped up video carries good discussion about the system's design, operations,...
A graphic shows jurisdiction with a Sound Transit station surrounded by mid-rise buildings for two blocks in each direction. The immediately adjacent blocks shows joined decision making, but the further out station areas land use is up to the City.

Deep Seattle Light Rail Stations, Other ST3 Details Emerging Ahead of Draft Plan Release

Reaching the station platform could take six minutes at the deepest stations. Sound Transit's preferred alignment for the next phase of light rail in Seattle...

Transpo Notes: Additive Sound Transit Bill, Pets Ahoy, Café Streets, and Via to Transit

This week’s Traspo Notes highlights: hearing on an additive Sound Transit funding bill, cats and dogs can ride the King County Water Taxi, the...
Alaska Airlines plane takes off from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport with Mt. Rainier in the background.

High Speed Rail Is a Solution for Terrible Airlines

The winter holidays gifted Seattle thousands of cancelled flights, likely affecting over 100,000 travellers. Today, weeks later, people are feeling the impacts as airlines...
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Call to Action: Save the Roosevelt RapidRide

The Seattle Department of Transportation and King County Metro recently reneged on the voter-approved promise of a Roosevelt RapidRide (J Line) by shortening the...

Metro Warns of Reduced Services Through January 21st Due to Staffing Availability

In a notice late this evening, King County Metro warned that service may be affected over the next two weeks with heavy cancellations. The...