Transportation

After loading passengers, San Juan Airlines pilot Rebecca Watson pulls chocks before piloting a Cessna 207 for an early morning flight out to the San Juan Islands from Bellingham International Airport on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 in Bellingham, Wash. San Juan Airlines, which has flown small charter flights from Paine Field for decades, will begin twice-daily scheduled flights from Everett to the San Juan Islands on May 1.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Paine Field lands a 3rd airline, but this one flies Cessnas

San Juan Airlines begins scheduled passenger service from Everett to Friday Harbor on May 1.

After loading passengers, San Juan Airlines pilot Rebecca Watson pulls chocks before piloting a Cessna 207 for an early morning flight out to the San Juan Islands from Bellingham International Airport on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 in Bellingham, Wash. San Juan Airlines, which has flown small charter flights from Paine Field for decades, will begin twice-daily scheduled flights from Everett to the San Juan Islands on May 1.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Three US 2 repaving projects could bring lengthy delays

Summer brings the season of repaving and repairing. Here’s a list of WSDOT work for Snohomish County.

How tolerable is the transfer between Community Transit’s Swift Green and Blue lines? Not too bad for this rider. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Calculating the commute: Getting to Paine Field by bus

From The Daily Herald’s office in Everett it took me 45 minutes using Community Transit’s Swift lines.

How tolerable is the transfer between Community Transit’s Swift Green and Blue lines? Not too bad for this rider. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Proposed toll lanes are creating headaches for lawmakers

They want to toll 405 south of Bellevue and Highway 167 but can’t agree on use of the future dollars.

Mukilteo ferry terminal takes shape and could open in 2020

The Whidbey Island ride might be short, but it’s the busiest for traffic — 2.3 million vehicles per year.

Dummies used by carpool violators could lead to a $200 fine

Lawmakers want to target serial offenders with a new penalty and much higher fines for tickets.

A Lynnwood traffic-enforcement camera. (Dan Bates / Herald file)

Lynnwood renews red-light-camera contract for five years

And a new traffic light near the Boeing plant prompts questions.

A Lynnwood traffic-enforcement camera. (Dan Bates / Herald file)
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett is preparing to start charging for parking at both campuses in the city. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Paid parking coming to Providence medical’s Everett campuses

The hospital is planning a maximum day rate of $4 for patients and visitors. Employees aren’t pleased.

Providence Regional Medical Center Everett is preparing to start charging for parking at both campuses in the city. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Everett and Boeing agree on a new way to measure traffic

Data will be used to propose a new system for determining whether and when the company should pay.

Passengers catch an Uber after arriving at Paine Field Friday. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)
Passengers catch an Uber after arriving at Paine Field Friday. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

United flights at Paine Field bring the world to Everett

The carrier began service Sunday with six daily flights from the new terminal to San Francisco and Denver.

Higher fares sought to cover $143 million for hybrid ferries

House Dems propose a 6 percent hike this fall plus surcharge increase in the transportation budget.

Swift Green Line starts rolling, from Bothell to Boeing

Thirty-four stations dot the 12.5-mile corridor, connecting two of the region’s largest job centers.

Judge bottles up Inslee’s much touted clean air rule

Democratic lawmakers could help by proposing new regulations to be imposed on carbon polluters.

Sen. Hobbs gets a key role in state transportation policy

The Lake Stevens Democrat will chair the Senate Transportation Committee.

Mukilteo taking comments on proposed transportation district

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Amtrak carried record traffic in 2012

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Canada’s Keystone crude could move by rail

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Report: Coal-train dust data too sparse

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Honda back on its game with 2013 Civic

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