5 days ago
Land values and construction costs have increased since voters approved the Sound Transit 3 ballot initiative.
February 10, 2019, 1pm PST
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.
May 2, 2018, 9am PDT
Inclusive transit oriented development is a top priority with Sound Transit's new surplus land policy.
Public Square: A CNU Journal
March 16, 2018, 1pm PDT
Importantly, the Washington State Legislature also left a few bills on the cutting room floor.
February 20, 2018, 2pm PST
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.
January 10, 2018, 8am PST
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.
September 15, 2017, 2pm PDT
Charged with adding over 8,500 stalls, Sound Transit is facing rampant costs that call its park and ride strategy into question.
March 22, 2017, 8am PDT
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.
November 21, 2016, 6am PST
In dollars, Seattle region's Proposition 1 was second only to Measure M, a $120 billion sales tax measure in Los Angeles County, although the comparison is lacking in at least three respects. Prop 1 did not pass in all three Puget Sound counties.
October 16, 2016, 9am PDT
Opponents of the ST3 transit funding measure in Seattle have argued that bus rapid transit is a cheaper alternative to light rail. A local write counter argues that point by making the economic case for light rail.
August 14, 2016, 1pm PDT
Besting all expectations, ridership numbers have increased 83 percent since Seattle's Sound Transit light rail system added two new stations, connecting downtown to the city's Capitol Hill neighborhood and the University of Washington.
August 5, 2016, 8am PDT
The $54 billion ST3 plan would add 62 miles of light rail over 25 years.
June 9, 2016, 1pm PDT
Seattle Transit blog compares rail investments from five cities around the country.
March 27, 2016, 11am PDT
The campaign for the Sound Transit 3 ballot initiative is underway in Seattle, after local officials released a draft plan that charts a $50 billion build out of light rail in the region.
December 22, 2015, 1pm PST
Seattle is in the process of drafting a $27 billion transit funding initiative for the November 2016 ballot.
October 2, 2015, 11am PDT
A new regional transit oriented development initiative in Seattle will focus on affordable housing and walkable communities. The Executive's Transit Station Housing and Development Initiative will partner King County and Sound Transit.