- Sound Transit growth reflected in $90M in...by Mike Lindblom on November 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm
So far this year, Sound Transit’s governing board has approved five office leases totaling $90 million, underscoring the agency’s growth as a result of ST3.
- Train and transit talk: Highlights from reporter...by z-inactive-Tyler on November 10, 2017 at 12:52 am
Can Sound Transit projects be completed early? Will ST3 car tab fees come down? What impact will the Trump administration have on funding Seattle-area infrastructure? Mike Lindblom answered your transit-related questions.
- What can Sound Transit do to keep projects in the...by Seattle Times staff on November 8, 2017 at 2:00 pm
Transportation reporter Mike Lindblom answers your questions about the future of Sound Transit's light-rail projects, which are facing growing budget pressure from rising land values and construction costs.
- Sound Transit’s Lynnwood extension running...by Mike Lindblom on August 24, 2017 at 9:35 pm
The half-billion-dollar increase for the Sound Transit 2 Lynnwood line comes as a surprise for taxpayers, and officials will negotiate simpler designs with cities along the tracks.
- Here’s why your ST3 car tab fee is so highby Gina Cole and Daniel Beekman on March 17, 2017 at 1:00 pm
On episode 28 of The Overcast, Traffic Lab reporters Mike Lindblom and David Gutman get nerdy with us about Sound Transit 3 and the car tab fees that fund it.
- Sticker shock as much higher car-tab bills land...by David Gutman on February 17, 2017 at 7:43 pm
The state Department of Licensing is getting hit with calls from King, Pierce and Snohomish counties about increased car-tab fees that are just starting to go into effect following the passage of Sound Transit 3.
- Sound Transit moves fast to get deals on loans,...by Mike Lindblom on November 28, 2016 at 12:45 am
Sound Transit is making deals for $2.9 billion in federal loans, bond sales and grants while money is cheap.
- State senator calls for direct elections of Sound...by Mike Lindblom on November 18, 2016 at 1:38 am
Pierce County voters’ opposition to Sound Transit 3 has prompted state Sen. Steve O’Ban to propose direct elections of transit-board members.
- Where Sound Transit 3 projects could speed up or...by Mike Lindblom on November 14, 2016 at 2:00 pm
Political energy, less red tape or simpler design can speed projects. So can money, say, from the federal government. Disputes about track alignments, inaccurate cost forecasts, elaborate stations or tunnels, or a recession can create delays.
- Passing Sound Transit 3 boost for commuters, jobsby Jon Talton on November 12, 2016 at 4:00 pm
The Puget Sound region made a big step forward in transportation and the state advanced the condition of low-wage workers.
- Amtrak to add two round trips between Seattle and...by David Kroman on November 29, 2023 at 11:12 pm
The additional trips comes in time to accommodate increased Amtrak demand over the holidays. Here's the new schedule between Seattle and Portland.
- 10-mile backup clears after Kent crash on...by Vonnai Phair on November 28, 2023 at 3:42 pm
At one point, the northbound drive from Fife to Seattle on Interstate 5 was estimated to take over an hour and a half.
- Semi causes big backup at Sea-Tac Airport’s...by Lauren Girgis on November 28, 2023 at 4:40 am
Turns out, semi trucks can't fit under the airport's skybridges. Around 8:30 p.m., traffic was backed up all the way from the arrivals drive to Interstate 5.
- Sound Transit fare ambassadors are checking if...by David Kroman on November 27, 2023 at 2:00 pm
A day on the job with fare ambassadors shows a new approach — neither a cop nor a social worker, but somewhere in between — and the challenges of each encounter.
- Lanes reopen on westbound I-90 at Mount Baker...by Lauren Girgis on November 26, 2023 at 11:22 pm
There was no estimated time for reopening. The busy thoroughfare is likely busier than usual due to post-Thanksgiving traffic.
- Seattle Marathon road closures and parkingby Lulu Ramadan on November 24, 2023 at 6:00 pm
This year's Seattle Marathon will start at Seattle Center on Sunday. Here's what to know about road closures and where participants can park.
- Police standoff in Ballard blocks roads; no...by Lauren Girgis on November 23, 2023 at 12:28 am
Several blocks around the 4600 block of Eighth Avenue Northwest have reopened after police activity in the area Wednesday afternoon.
- Seattle City Council narrowly rejects development...by David Kroman on November 22, 2023 at 2:00 pm
A vote in favor would not have put the fees into place, but would have cleared a major hurdle for future councils to consider them.
- King County Metro bus fatally strikes pedestrian...by Seattle Times staff on November 22, 2023 at 6:19 am
The collision was on the collector-distributor lanes near the exit to Madison Street. The man, who died at the scene, had been walking in the left lane.
- Where should South Lake Union light rail go?...by Mike Lindblom on November 21, 2023 at 2:00 pm
The pros and cons of putting a station next to Seattle Center instead of beside Aurora Avenue, as was long expected, are about to undergo intense scrutiny.