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Efficiency, Equity Discussed at Forum on Seattle’s Transportation Congestion

On Thursday night the University of Washington hosted a lively panel discussion on Seattle’s infamous traffic woes. Organized by The Seattle Times, four experts on transportation debated various solutions for agonizing commutes and how emerging technology will change the way … Continue reading

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Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest is already being impacted by climate change, according to the latest National Climate Assessment (NCA). The consequences for the region’s economy and natural resources are significant. Washington, Oregon, and Idaho can expect reduced snowpack for water supplies, … Continue reading

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Mayoral Candidates Differ on Rail Options

Seattle, long known for its progressive tendencies, is only now starting to embrace a 21st century transportation network. Two freeways cut through downtown and the one-third of commuters face potential bus service cuts, but optimistically there is an increasing amount … Continue reading

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