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A Car-Free Ave? U District Residents Envision Pedestrianizing University Way

A UW student is seeking to spark a community conversation about finally pedestrianizing The Ave after decades of dreaming.

Community Transit Set To Eliminate Special Commuter Fares

With riders connecting to light rail instead of using direct bus connections to downtown, Community Transit is phasing out its $4.25 commuter fare. Fares will be a flat $2.50 across the agency's system.

Op-Ed: Growth Plan Fails to Put Enough Housing for Workers in Seattle

Cloud City Coffee is an anchor in the Maple Leaf business district. Seattle's growth plan isn't what the city needs to allow its employees to live close by.

Sunday Video: All The Ways Car Dependency Make Things Worse

Ray Delahanty of CityNerd goes through a litany of reasons why car dependency makes American society worse off from public health and environmental quality...
Three officers standing around a squad car

New Seattle Police Contract Punts on Accountability, Delivers Big 23% Raise

Mayor Harrell's contract would make Seattle police the highest paid in the region, but no more accountable. The long-awaited new proposed contract between the City...
A train makes the turn on elevated tracks near Mount Backer Station.

Sound Transit Speeds Up Delivery of 10 Link Cars to Handle Crowds

The 10 extra light rail vehicles will be put into service in early 2028 and help ease crowding as Sound Transit operates the 1 Line from Federal Way to Lynnwood.

Federal Way Approves Big Catalyst Development Near Light Rail

A long-vacant Target store is set to become home to around 1600 homes by the early 2040s under an agreement moving forward in Federal Way.

Harrell Proposes Modest $1.35 Billion Transportation Levy Renewal

The mayor's levy proposal is focused on preserving the existing car-focused system rather than promising transformative changes. Advocates asked for at least $1.7 billion focused on pedestrians, bikes, and transit, but didn't get it.