SDOT Head: Still Significant Disagreements With State Over Tunnel Document

Seattle's transportation director expresses serious reservations about the state's environmental review of the deep-bore tunnel.

06/21/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Afternoon Jolt: The Tunnel EIS

The day's winners and losers.

06/20/2011 By Afternoon Jolt


SDOT Director Addresses Conflicting Tunnel Claims

City transportation department director Peter Hahn says tunnel proponents are using faulty math to justify claims that the surface option will result in gridlock.

04/22/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


City, Consultant Say Tunnel Report Doesn't Contradict Earlier Findings

In response to questions about seeming contradictions between statements they made about the deep-bore tunnel back in January and a report released yesterday, the city's department of transportation (SDOT) and SDOT consultant Nelson/Nygaard issued a state

04/22/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

McGinn Proposes Fixing SDOT Shortfall with New Parking Tax, License Fee

To address an ongoing revenue shortfall at the city's transportation department, Mayor Mike McGinn has proposed passing a new fee on vehicle licenses and increasing the commercial parking tax.

07/14/2010 By Erica C. Barnett