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Sound Transit Seattle

The Northgate Link Extension Is Great, But Voters Want More

A recent survey of Seattle voters finds widespread support for the continued expansion of the Link light rail system in Seattle.

October 3, 2021 - Seattle Transit Blog

Sound Transit train

Sound Transit Facing Major Budget Shortfall for Light Rail Projects

Since voters approved a measure expanding Seattle's light rail network, construction and land costs have soared, adding billions to the projected price tag.

July 28, 2021 - Seattle Times

Sound Transit Seattle

Price Tag Jumps for Seattle Light Rail Projects

Land values and construction costs have increased since voters approved the Sound Transit 3 ballot initiative.

January 12, 2021 - The Seattle Times

Sound Transit Light Rail Extensions

Alternatives Explored for West Seattle and Ballard Light Rail Extensions

Plans to extend the Sound Transit light rail system are moving forward. Elected officials have a big choice to make that will determine the cost and scope of the projects.

February 10, 2019 - The Urbanist

Seattle Train

New Surplus Land Policy to Supplement Sound Transit's Big Investments

Inclusive transit oriented development is a top priority with Sound Transit's new surplus land policy.

May 2, 2018 - Public Square: A CNU Journal

Olympia, Washington

Washington State Passes a Package of Transportation Bills

Importantly, the Washington State Legislature also left a few bills on the cutting room floor.

March 16, 2018 - The Urbanist

Transit Oriented Development

Two Transit Agencies Using Their Clout to Spur Affordable Housing

More transit agencies are recognizing that it's not enough to build transit infrastructure if the people who really need it don't live close enough to use it.

February 20, 2018 - TransitCenter

Seattle Transit

Transit Needs More Allies at the State Level

While the federal government withdraws financing support for public transit, one writer says Democrats in the state of Washington need to gird support for Sound Transit 3's funding initiatives.

January 10, 2018 - The Urbanist

Parking Sign

Seattle-Area Park and Ride Costs Soar to $100,000 a Space

Charged with adding over 8,500 stalls, Sound Transit is facing rampant costs that call its park and ride strategy into question.

September 15, 2017 - The Seattle Times

Seattle Bus Rain

Where Transit Investment Costs the Most Per Capita

For all the attention paid the transit investments of cities like New York City and Los Angeles, it's actually cities like Seattle and Denver spending the most per capita on capital investments in transit.

March 22, 2017 - The Seattle Times

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Harvard Graduate School of Design Executive Education

Affordable Housing: Principles for Changing Domestic and Global Markets

Harvard Graduate School of Design Executive Education

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