Monday, September 24, 2018

transportation

Let’s Talk About Lane Width

Lane width helps to control speed on urban streets. People driving tend to slow when streets are narrow. Urban Streets The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO)...

What’s the Most Important Acronym on Seattle Streets?

The Seattle ROWIM or Right Of Way Improvement Manual may be the most important acronym guiding the development of Seattle streets today. How wide are sidewalks...

Top Apps Emerge from Seattle’s Commute Hackathon

At the end of Seattle's Hack the Commute on Sunday night the judges selected three potentially game-changing software applications for further development. Over the...

The case for frequent transit on 25th Ave NE

25th Ave NE is a minor North-South arterial in North Seattle that links University Village with Lake City Way. The street is being used...

Replacing the Tacoma Trestle

The Tacoma Trestle is a 0.65-mile long trestle in Tacoma that stretches east from Freighthouse Square (the Tacoma Dome Sounder station) to the BNSF mainline...

East Link Open House: Bel-Red (130th Street) Station Final Design

Last Tuesday, Sound Transit held the final design open house for the Bel-Red segment of the East Link project. East Link is a light rail extension,...

Developer Fail: More Parking Than Apartment Units Isn’t TOD

When Link opened in 2009, it was expected to be a catalyst for transit-oriented development (TOD) in the Rainier Valley: MLK Way is littered...

Factoria Frequent Service

Factoria is a Bellevue neighborhood located just southeast of the I-90/I-405 interchange. Home to T-Mobile, Factoria also boasts many other office buildings, small hospitals,...