Friday, December 1, 2023
Research suggests limiting right turns on red saves lives. Seattle and other metro areas have begun banning the turns.
Following an article about a trip from Everett to Sea-Tac, readers wrote in with one resounding suggestion: Get an ORCA card.
Community Transit is extending its Swift Green line to south Bothell, part of a big-picture plan to connect people to light rail.
Herald reporter Jordan Hansen is taking over the Street Smarts column. For his first dispatch, he rode the Link.
Columnist and Everett local Ben Watanabe reflects on the lessons learned from over 3 years covering transportation.
A reader asked for better warning about short curbs at Madison Street and Evergreen Way. Flexible posts are coming.
This weekend, lanes on 128th Street SE and Highway 96 will be closed west of Dumas Road and Elgin Way for culvert replacement.
State patrol traffic stop data doesn’t show a significant increase in plate or registration infractions.
Snohomish County Public Works is set to begin a study of intersection improvements near Lake Stevens.
Larimers Corner has two intersections close together that can get busy during the eastbound afternoon commute.
Already the state is in the early design stage for a U.S. 2 roundabout to replace the signal at Fern Bluff and Old Owen roads.
Highway 9 is set for closures and detours in June in Lake Stevens and Marysville. The county is resurfacing 59 miles of roads.
A reader asked about the I-5 interchange lane striping after reportedly seeing lots of driver confusion.
A reader wondered why the highway had a lane closure despite not seeing work done. Crews were waiting on the weather.
Gavin Gladsjo is looking for $6,000 in donations for bike, helmets and lessons for kindergarten through fifth grade.
“Two years ago, people looked at you like you were an alien,” said Jeff Smith, an electric unicycle rider who lives in Marysville.
Group rides about a half-mile north and south of the school drew huge interest at Sherwood Elementary School.
The cities are working on plans for the paved trail that would generally follow high-tension power lines west of Highway 9.
The transit agency is in early development for microtransit services in Arlington, Darrington and Lake Stevens.
Dropping commuter routes into Seattle next year will let the agency redeploy buses and drivers throughout the county.