Sound Transit

Can Joni Earl turn around Sound Transit -- an agency that was once synonymous with "train wreck."
July 3, 2003, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"From 2000 to 2002, Sound Transit was synonymous with train wreck... Last month, Joni Earl, a 49-year-old native Washingtonian who has spent her entire adult life in government, quietly marked her second year as executive director of Sound TransitThe debate over whether rail is a worthy investment will continue for decades, with both sides pointing to increasingly complex evidence in the form of land-use patterns, population growth, implementation of multibillion-dollar projects, and thousands of actual riders on trains. Earl already has chosen sides in that debate. She is now trying to build the rail one baby step at a time."

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Published on Wednesday, July 2, 2003 in Seattle Weekly
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