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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...

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...
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Streetcar and 101 ‘Ghost’ Positions at SPD Survive Budget Deliberations

The Seattle Police Department (SPD) has a special privilege granted to no other department in the City. The City allocates funding to SPD for...

City Council Setting the Stage for Another Streetcar Showdown

Councilmember Herbold has proposed shelving the Center City Connector streetcar project once again and diverting $2.4 million in funding to Citywide hiring incentives. The Seattle...

Sound Transit’s 2022 Service Plan Rests Heavily on Boosting Staffing Levels

Staffing levels at transit agencies continue to remain a challenge due to pandemic impacts. That could mean parts of Sound Transit's 2022 Service Plan...
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Tacoma Needs a Better Sounder and Streetcar Expansion

As a regular reader who lives in Downtown Tacoma, I’m always excited to see articles that address the challenges and opportunities in our city....