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Light rail’s effects lead 2022’s transportation outlook
Once the cars reach Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace, bus service and traffic could shift dramatically.
Reflections on a year of driving less, bike and bus plans ahead
A lot of people chimed in with encouragement, experiences and advice on how to do active transportation.
Commission worries electric cars outpacing gas tax swap
Lawmakers have had the recommendation to implement the road usage charge since 2020.
Community Transit asks what current, potential riders want in 2024
Light rail is expected to let the agency redeploy service hours by ending routes that went into Seattle.
Community Transit, Everett agree to study consolidation
A final report to the Community Transit board and Everett City Council is due by mid-2023. Then voters could decide.
Can roundabouts, lower speed limit make 84th Street NE safer?
Maybe, but transportation and disability advocates want design features to make crossing safe.
Where should Everett Link light rail line and stations go?
East or west of I-5? How close to Alderwood mall, Boeing or Paine Field? Sound Transit wants input.
Even on Evergreen Way, drivers can’t pass a stopped school bus
Everett school bus drivers say some aren’t always following the rules around their buses and students.
Too many sidewalks aren’t built for people with disabilities
After the Week Without Driving challenge, our transportation columnist reflects on a recent scene in Everett.
Being car-less means cold waits, long trips: It’s ‘exhausting’
The Week Without Driving challenged policymakers and planning professionals to ditch their vehicles.
Everett to get wireless electric bus chargers via grants
The city is set to benefit from over $2 million in state investments for electric vehicle charging.
Cyclists highlight Interurban Trail needs before light rail arrival
Leafline Trails Coalition, Snohomish County Transportation Coalition and others toured some trail gaps.
Northgate light rail frees buses for Snohomish County routes
Community Transit is using the change to imagine service when light rail reaches Snohomish County.
Bike lanes proposal could cut two vehicle lanes in Edmonds
Two options before the City Council would reduce at least one vehicle lane along 100th Avenue W.
Gold Bar considers home parking permits near Wallace Falls
In the past, parking spilled from Wallace Falls State Park into town. Decals could avoid conflicts.
Active transportation requires a lot of planning, preparation
Lawn care complicated our transportation columnist’s commitment to ditch his car for 1-mile trips.
Faster trips, more service in store for Community Transit
The agency is reallocating 4,000 service hours that will be saved by ending commuter routes at Northgate.
Could a bypass clear highway traffic in downtown Stanwood?
The connection would skirt west of downtown from Highway 532 north toward Old Pacific Highway.
People with disabilities demand better sidewalks, transit
An initiative challenges elected officials to a week without driving in Snohomish County and elsewhere.
Second toll lanes coming to I-405 between Highways 522, 527
At the same time the highway gets expanded, Sound Transit is developing bus rapid transit lines.