Transportation

Cars drive along I-5 past Sound Transit construction that will result in I-5 closures starting Friday, Nov. 20 at 11 pm along southbound I-5 before 220th Street Southwest. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Southbound I-5 at Mountlake Terrace to close for rail work

Crews will work overnight, on a weekend, where Sound Transit’s rail line will cross the freeway.

 

Everett Transit has cut Sunday and holiday service, plus Route 6 which loops from Everett Station to College station and West Marine View Drive along the waterfront. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Union considers sales tax lift initiative for Everett Transit

Everett Transit’s service changes could stabilize its budget, at the expense of availability.

 

Community Transit is preparing to shift commuter buses that go to the University of Washington in Seattle to connect with Link light rail in Northgate next year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community Transit likely keeping similar bus service next year

The Snohomish County transit agency has concurrent plans for slow and fast economic recovery.

 

Initiative promoter Tim Eyman reads a newspaper article from the year 2000 about his long-running campaign for $30 car tabs as he waits to talk to reporters, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in front of the Temple of Justice at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously struck down Eyman's Initiative 976, a measure that would have steeply discounted the price of car registrations at $30 while gutting transportation budgets across Washington state. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

State Supreme Court nullifies Eyman’s $30 car-tab measure

Justices on Thursday unanimously agreed that voter-approved Initiative 976 is unconstitutional.

Initiative promoter Tim Eyman reads a newspaper article from the year 2000 about his long-running campaign for $30 car tabs as he waits to talk to reporters, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in front of the Temple of Justice at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously struck down Eyman's Initiative 976, a measure that would have steeply discounted the price of car registrations at $30 while gutting transportation budgets across Washington state. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Work to reduce U.S. 2 to one lane at Pilchuck River

The overnight striping between the lanes is slated to begin Friday night and wrap Saturday morning.

A biker looks right and slowly proceeds through a stop sign at 16th Street and Colby Avenue on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 in Everett, Washington. As of Oct. 1, bike riders can treat stop signs like yield signs. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

State law lets stop signs become yield signs for bike riders

Keep your eyes peeled and let the cyclists go, drivers. But the new law doesn’t mean bikes can zip by.

A biker looks right and slowly proceeds through a stop sign at 16th Street and Colby Avenue on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 in Everett, Washington. As of Oct. 1, bike riders can treat stop signs like yield signs. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Looking east toward the U.S. 2 trestle as cars begin to backup on Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Everett, Wa. The aging westbound span needs replacing and local politicians are looking to federal dollars to get the replacement started. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A toll? More lanes? Have your say on future U.S. 2 trestle

WSDOT wants to know what people think of the existing highway link and its eventual replacement.

Looking east toward the U.S. 2 trestle as cars begin to backup on Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Everett, Wa. The aging westbound span needs replacing and local politicians are looking to federal dollars to get the replacement started. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Jordan Road to close Thursday from Arlington to Granite Falls

Work on a culvert will fully close the road for a day, with lane closures before and after.

Light rail’s Lynnwood Link inches forward, with massive beams
Light rail’s Lynnwood Link inches forward, with massive beams

County asks: What should housing look like near light rail?

Snohomish County wants public input on housing types in the areas around light rail stations.

Economic fallout from COVID-19 may delay Everett light rail

Economic fallout from COVID-19 may delay Everett light rail

Sound Transit, facing reduced revenues, could revise the timeline for some transportation projects.

Economic fallout from COVID-19 may delay Everett light rail
Upon further review, state puts I-5 on-ramp back on schedule

Upon further review, state puts I-5 on-ramp back on schedule

WSDOT says it crunched the numbers again: An interchange at Highway 529 and I-5 will be built as planned.

Upon further review, state puts I-5 on-ramp back on schedule
5 transportation projects to help get business moving again
5 transportation projects to help get business moving again
Planned new I-5 on-ramp could be on hold for lack of $7.2M

Planned new I-5 on-ramp could be on hold for lack of $7.2M

WSDOT says the cost of improvements at the interchange of I-5 and Highway 529 is higher than expected.

Planned new I-5 on-ramp could be on hold for lack of $7.2M
State patrol adds troopers for Eagle Falls parking problems

State patrol adds troopers for Eagle Falls parking problems

The stretch of U.S. 2 east of Index draws hundreds to the Skykomish River rapids.

State patrol adds troopers for Eagle Falls parking problems
Soper Hill roundabout and pedestrian trail work wraps up

Soper Hill roundabout and pedestrian trail work wraps up

Lake Stevens and Marysville worked together on the traffic infrastructure because of nearby development.

Soper Hill roundabout and pedestrian trail work wraps up
Light rail-supporting ‘LEGO’-looking slabs aren’t permanent

Light rail-supporting ‘LEGO’-looking slabs aren’t permanent

The temporary retaining wall blocks will be replaced with different retaining wall blocks.

Light rail-supporting ‘LEGO’-looking slabs aren’t permanent
Everett to soon restrict traffic on four segments of streets

Everett to soon restrict traffic on four segments of streets

The city wants to encourage social distancing and active transportation. That means biking, walking.

Everett to soon restrict traffic on four segments of streets
Everett wants a look at I-5, U.S. 2 interchange options

Everett wants a look at I-5, U.S. 2 interchange options

The city approved a $2.3 million study of the busy interchange, with an eye on alleviating backups.

Everett wants a look at I-5, U.S. 2 interchange options
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