Trainspotting

A Seattleite's Guide to Link Light Rail Disruptions and Expansions

October brings some small transit woes—but also hope—as long-awaited station openings are finally in sight.

10/02/2019 By Lily Hansen

Transit, Interrupted

Seattle Squeeze 2.0? Downtown Light Rail Stations Will Close Several Days This Fall.

Need to get from UW to Sea-Tac over the weekend? It’s going to be a doozy.

09/09/2019 By Lily Hansen

Parcel Plot

Welcome to Interbay, a Land in Limbo

The industrial neighborhood has so much potential in the midst of a "will they, won’t they" development debate.

08/20/2019 By Rosin Saez

Snap Judgment

Should We Dig a Light Rail Tunnel to West Seattle?

Are forthcoming stations, like the one in West Seattle, a potential $700 million project, worth more construction woes?

05/29/2019 By Philip Kiefer

One-Sentence Stories

Sweet Sun, Global Ichiro Fandom, and Busmageddon

Your weekly dose of city news in short.

03/22/2019 By Haley Gray

Busmageddon?

Your Bus Is About to Get Kicked Out of the Transit Tunnel. Here's How to Deal.

Your downtown bus route is about to change, and other public transit shakeups explained.

03/12/2019 By Haley Gray Edited by Jaime Archer

In Transit

Lisa Herbold Still Hates the Streetcar

The $285.8 million price tag and $65.3 million shortfall could be her best chance to kill the project.

02/06/2019 By Hayat Norimine

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Transit and Environmental Advances

Today's picks for civic nerds

09/26/2014 By Kristen Farnam

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Education, Health, and Transit

Today's picks for civic nerds

09/24/2014 By Kristen Farnam

Opinion

Prospects for Seattle's Transit Communities

The Seattle Planning Commission has just completed a new report called Seattle Transit Communities, to be officially launched (with beer) this Tuesday evening, and previewed here.

11/15/2010 By Dan Bertolet

The C is for Crank

How Are Sound Transit's Bike Racks Working Out?

Sound Transit's recent announcement/reminder that scarce bike racks on light-rail trains are also for luggage raises questions about how well the popular bike storage spaces are faring.

08/04/2010 By Erica C. Barnett

Article

On Track

Sound Transit’s $2.4 billion light rail launched on July 18, when 51,000 riders took it for an inaugural spin. Here’s what it took.

08/13/2009