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Democrats in the Washington State House rushed Bill 2201 out of committee on Tuesday and then quickly passed it through the House late Wednesday night. The bill is meant to address concerns about car tab fees. It requires Sound...
We want to echo what Seattle Subway wrote in the Seattle Transit Blog and encourage our readers to contact Governor Jay Inslee (D-Washington) and urge him to veto any recent cuts to Sound Transit's funding that appear headed for...
Looking at the precinct level results for ST3, as many transit advocates have, you might agree with Publicola's Josh Feit who argued that Sound Transit should not build the park-and-rides promised to suburbs that failed to earn a majority vote in favor of...
A 25-year investment in high quality transit is a big commitment to make, but the Puget Sound Region just made it after last night's ballot drop showed Sound Transit 3 (ST3) with an insurmountable 55% to 45% lead. The...
A lot of ink has been spilled about Sound Transit's prediction that ST3 would decrease carbon emissions by "only" an additional 130,000 metric tons in 2040 via reductions in vehicle miles traveled. Doug MacDonald argued that's inconsequential next to...
This post has been updated to reflect that Alan Durning retracted the comments on his personal blog regarding Sound Transit Regional Proposition 1 (aka ST3). Durning, though Executive Director of Sightline Institute, was not speaking on behalf of the...
On Monday, the ridesharing company Uber unexpectedly voiced their public support for Regional Proposition 1, also known as Sound Transit 3. The measure would fund building 62 miles of new light rail lines and two bus rapid transit lines...
Opponents of Sound Transit 3 (ST3) love to say that Seattle doesn't get that many stations. To take a cue from Trump's debating style: Wrong! One skeptic, state senator Reuven Carlyle, gets six new stations and one expanded station...