Category Archives: transportation

Save your PARK(ing) spot for September

In past years, PARK(ing) Day parklet pop-ups have included streets lined with art studios, bowling alleys, mini golf courses, bubble gardens, urban farms, and places to lounge and relax.  Seattle has participated in the international PARK(ing) Day event since 2007. … Continue reading

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Love you Sound Transit, but please do these things

Sound Transit does many things really well, so consider this criticism from a friend. On-time-or-better completion? Check. Beating budgets? Check. Creating the new backbones of the region? Nice stations? Check and check. But a few very fixable things would make … Continue reading

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What are they building down there?

You may not be able to hear the rumbling from the street, but Bertha is now tunneling through Zone 8.  As of December 15, she has traveled 6,646 of 9,270 feet and the tunnel is now 70% complete. Seattle Tunnel Partners … Continue reading

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Check out the latest video fly-through for the new International Arrivals Facility

The following post is by Perry Cooper of the Sea-Tac Airport  SEATTLE – The Port of Seattle has released the latest images and a video for the new International Arrivals Facility (IAF). The multi-level $660 million, 450,000 square foot facility … Continue reading

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Greater Downtown Keeps Going

Photo Credit Graphite Design Group Long ago it was clear that this greater Downtown Seattle boom was unlike any before. Six years after the first groundbreakings, the frenzy seems poised to keep going for a long while. Big companies and … Continue reading

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