Seattle Region's Greatest Long-term Challenge

For Seattle and the Puget Sound region, reducing congestion is the greatest long-term challenge.
May 11, 2003, 9am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Mayor Greg Nickesls called transportation the single greatest, long-term challenge facing Seattle and the Puget Sound region.Three projects are key to reducing congestion, he said: fixing the viaduct; the new, voter-approved monorail linking Ballard, West Seattle and downtown; and a planned light rail line from downtown Seattle to just north of Sea-Tac Airport.Perhaps the most pressing project is replacement of the viaduct, a 2.2-mile elevated highway that runs along the downtown waterfront and was damaged in the 2001 Nisqually Quake."

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Published on Thursday, May 8, 2003 in The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
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