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Afternoon Jolt

Transportation Jolt: Tunnel "Wake-Up Call"

The day's winners and losers.

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This Washington

Get Ready: I-90 Tolls Are Coming

The state gears up to toll I-90 to backfill a $1.4 billion funding shortfall on SR-520, and some drivers aren't happy.

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On Other Blogs Today: Drones, Tolls, and Taxes

Our daily roundup.

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Afternoon Jolt

Friday Jolt: Committee Goes Back to Drawing Board on Tunnel Tolling

A new report reveals more financing troubles for the downtown tunnel.

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On Other Blogs Today: Charter Schools and Cleaning House

Our daily roundup.

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On Other Blogs Today: South Lake Union, the Seawall, and Starbucks

Our daily roundup.

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All Eyes on Seattle

The battle over tunnel costs can play out two ways. Neither is good for Seattle.

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This Washington

State Transportation Chair: State Could Lift Spending Cap on Tunnel

The state house transportation chair says she doesn't support the idea of funding the new tunnel with tolls from drivers who don't use the tunnel, but concedes that the state's ultimate commitment to tunnel funding, including the amount it expects to rais

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Morning Fizz

Perhaps the Democrats Should

Tuesday Edition. Caffeinated news & gossip featuring tolling, the death penalty, the attorney general, emergency contraception.

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Study: Tolls Don't Negatively Impact Most Poor Commuters

A new study concludes that most poor households will not be substantially impacted by tolling.

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Sightline: Traffic Eases on 520, I-5, Even 405

Sightline: Early traffic stats show a "dramatic" change in travel patterns across Lake Washington.

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The C is for Crank

On First "Real" Work Day, No Big Backups Due to 520 Tolls

On the first "normal" day of 520 tolling, traffic on 520 is down, and commute times on I-90 increase slightly. Image via Seattle Transit Blog.

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The C is for Crank

Much as I Hate to Say "I Told You So..."

So far, tolls on 520 have prompted just 2 percent of daily drivers to switch to the parallel I-90.

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ACLU Likes 520 Tolling Plan

Civil liberties group endorses state privacy protections on 520 tolling information.

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Study: Regional Tolling is "Fair to Low-Income Households"

A new UW study concludes that tolling is fair to low-income people---and less regressive than other ways of funding transportation.

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Is System-Wide Tolling a Solution, or Part of the Problem?

In November, Washington State residents will be asked to vote on Initiative 1125, a measure that would require that any tolls pay for the roads on which they're levied. Proponents argue that the proposal would provide accountability by tying tolls direct

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Eyman Says I-1125 Isn't a Radical Change. He's Wrong.

Eyman says his initiative to regulate tolling simply seconds existing law. He's wrong.

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The C is for Crank

Tolls Are Not the Enemy

Tolls are taking hits from the left and the right. Here's why both sides are wrong.

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City Hall

Ethics Commission Tells O'Brien to Cancel Tolling Brown Bag

The city's ethics and elections commission has told city council member Mike O'Brien, a tunnel opponent, that he must cancel a planned brown bag discussion of tolling on the deep-bore tunnel because it could create the appearance that O'Brien is trying to

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This Washington

Poll: Drivers Oppose Tolls On I-5 Express Lanes

A new SurveyUSA poll finds that drivers oppose tolling on the I-5 express lanes.

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