There has been much coverage in the media promoting the importance of the Southwest Light Rail (SWLRT) project as a crucial element needed in order to achieve equity in this region. While this seems like a convincing argument for moving the currently designed alignment forward, we would suggest that SWLRT is actually “trickle-down transit.”
- 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