“What would happen if your city, in the name of progress, started giving poorer residents vouchers for landline telephones rather than smartphones? Or if, rather than stocking public libraries with computers, so that people could write emails, your city installed fax machines? You would consider these unnecessary expenditures on outdated technologies. Yet when it comes to public transit, many cities splurge on modes designed for a different time and place—namely light rail.”
- Seattle Times: Sound Transit faces a $11.5 billion shortfall. Now what’s it going to do?
- Washington State DOT’s Ultra High-Speed Ground Transportation Business Case Analysis (UHSGT) is a promotional brochure riddled with serious errors and misstatements
- Puget Sound Business Journal – Opinion: Light rail expansion isn’t what our region needs post-Covid
- KOMO News: First Avenue South Bridge to be repaired, causing longer commutes in West Seattle