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SDOT Studying High Capacity Transit for the Roosevelt Corridor

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is studying options for transit improvements in the Roosevelt corridor between Downtown and Northgate. Although Sound Transit is currently building Link light rail in the same area, the City’s Transit Master Plan (TMP) identifies … Continue reading

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Seattle Bike Activists Launch Major Infrastructure Campaign

Last Saturday a coalition of local non-profits kicked off a grassroots campaign to accelerate construction of 250 additional miles of key Seattle bicycle routes by 2025. The city already has 135 miles of bike infrastructure, and momentum is building to … Continue reading

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The Case for a Wallingford Crossing

Interstate 5, like freeways everywhere, is a real barrier between Seattle’s U-District and Wallingford neighborhoods. Currently there are only four street connections between the two, down from 12 before the freeway was built.  Recent discussions at community meetings have brought … Continue reading

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Regional Light Rail Undergoing Expansion

With increasing ridership and voter support, regional transportation agency Sound Transit is expanding its services throughout the Puget Sound area. Formed in 1996 with the approval of King, Pierce, and Snohomish county voters amidst increasing traffic congestion, ST operates now … Continue reading

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