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Tacoma’s Hilltop Streetcar Extension Delayed Again, Sound Transit Cites Construction Defects

The Hilltop extension of Tacoma's T Line streetcar will not be opening in the first quarter of 2023 as planned due to construction defects,...

Harrell’s SDOT Budget Pauses Thomas Street Safety Project, Keeps Center City Streetcar Alive

Mayor Bruce Harrell's first proposed budget for the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is undoubtedly the biggest window into how the nine-month-old Harrell administration...

Midweek Video: Spruce Up Your Tracks With Grassy Trams

Modern tram systems are increasingly seeing the use of grassy tracks. Many North American transit agencies may be loath to follow suit, but there...

Transpo Notes: Feds Boost ST3, Water Taxi Adds Evening Sailings, Tacoma Streetcar Gets New...

This week’s Transpo Notes roundup covers recommended federal funding that could accelerate Sound Transit 3 (ST3) projects, the King County Water Taxi's summer sailing...

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...

Snowstorm Affecting Transit Service — December 31st Update

As we move into New Year's Eve, temperatures remain somewhat cold and the remnants of this week's winter storm are everywhere in Puget Sound....

Snowstorm Affecting Transit Service — December 30th Update

A fresh set of snow has hit Puget Sound and temperatures remain low, extending winter weather conditions and hampering transit operations in the region....

Snowstorm Affecting Transit Service — December 27th Update

Over the weekend, Puget Sound transit agencies reduced or cut service because of the Christmas holiday but also due to the snowstorm beginning in...