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Is Seattle waging a war on cars?

Is Seattle waging a war on cars?Booming Seattle is experiencing growing pains -- especially on its roadways.
  • News
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Traffic

520 floating bridge opening delays to end Tuesday

520 floating bridge opening delays to end TuesdayFive o'clock Monday night marked what may be the last opening of the draw span on the old SR 520 bridge.
  • Traffic
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Seattle

What people are saying about parking in Seattle

What people are saying about parking in SeattleWe're collecting what you have to say about it via social media. Here is a collection of quotes from you, our Facebook friends.
  • Seattle
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Seattle

Seattle's building boom often comes without parking

Seattle's building boom often comes without parkingSeattle boom often lacks plan for parking
  • Seattle
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Traffic

West Seattle-to-Ballard bus-rail tunnel proposed

West Seattle-to-Ballard bus-rail tunnel proposedA non-profit group suggests the 10-mile line is necessary to mitigate growing traffic in downtown Seattle.
  • Traffic
  • 2 weeks ago
Seattle

Synchronizing Seattle's downtown traffic lights not easy

Synchronizing Seattle's downtown traffic lights not easyEngineers are studying overall traffic patterns to determine the most efficient way to re-time all 300 signals in the Central Business District.
  • Seattle
  • 2 weeks ago
Seattle

Growing pains: Parking in Seattle getting harder, more expensive

Growing pains: Parking in Seattle getting harder, more expensiveCity's growth brings San Francisco-level parking prices.
  • Seattle
  • 2 weeks ago
Seattle

Map: The cost of street parking in Seattle

Map: The cost of street parking in SeattleA look at the different street parking zones in Seattle and how much it costs to park per hour.
  • Seattle
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Bill to stiffen WA distracted driving law gets bipartisan support

Bill to stiffen WA distracted driving law gets bipartisan supportIf passed, Senate Bill 5656 would make surfing the web and emailing, among other things, illegal.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Seattle

Workers prepare to pull Bertha out of Seattle tunnel pit

Workers prepare to pull Bertha out of Seattle tunnel pitSeattle Tunnel Partners has completed a cradle at the bottom of a 120-foot pit.
  • Seattle
  • 3 weeks ago
Local

Major delays expected with Agate Pass Bridge closure

Major delays expected with Agate Pass Bridge closureOn Monday, WSDOT will reduce traffic on the Agate Pass Bridge to one lane to clean and perform maintenance on the bridge.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

SR 542 down to one lane between Maple Falls and Mount Baker

SR 542 down to one lane between Maple Falls and Mount BakerState Route 542 is down to one lane of alternating traffic due to erosion along the eastbound edge of the highway.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Traffic

I-405 toll rates up to $12 being considered

I-405 toll rates up to $12 being consideredTwo new High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes are being installed on I-405 between Bellevue and Bothell.
  • Traffic
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Traffic

Motorcycle riders push bill to split between cars on freeway

Motorcycle riders push bill to split between cars on freewayAlthough the bill has bipartisan support, the Washington State Patrol says the idea is dangerous.
  • Traffic
  • 1 month ago
Seattle

Drop in gas prices could mean more gridlock

Drop in gas prices could mean more gridlockNew research suggests lower gas prices is making traffic worse because drivers are not holding back anymore.
  • Seattle
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Everett

Part of Broadway to close for 1 year in downtown Everett

Part of Broadway to close for 1 year in downtown EverettThe 102-year-old Broadway Bridge is being replaced, and Broadway will be closed between Hewitt and California for a year.
  • Everett
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Renton

WSDOT adjusting 'unreasonable' tolling on Highway 167

WSDOT adjusting 'unreasonable' tolling on Highway 167WSDOT is making adjustments in the way it tolls drivers on Highway 167, after some drivers complained rates were unfair.
  • Renton
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Olympia

Key lawmakers want gas tax, not 'cap-and-trade'

Key lawmakers want gas tax, not 'cap-and-trade'Despite calls from the Governor to charge polluters to fund transportation, lawmakers don't expect the idea to go far.
  • Olympia
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Traffic

Northbound I-5 in Seattle blocked after fatal collision

Northbound I-5 in Seattle blocked after fatal collisionThe Washington State Patrol said someone jumped from the 92nd Street overpass near Northgate and was hit by a car.
  • Traffic
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Seattle

Seattle tunnel timeline pushed back again

Seattle tunnel timeline pushed back againRevisions just out Thursday afternoon say it may take yet another month before the tunnel under Seattle is open to traffic.
  • Seattle
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Inslee plan: No tolls, ferry costs for electric car owners

Inslee plan: No tolls, ferry costs for electric car ownersThe plan would cost the state a few million dollars. The hope is to reduce carbon emissions.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Traffic News

I-90 WB on Snoqualmie Pass reopens after rockslide

I-90 WB on Snoqualmie Pass reopens after rockslideThe state patrol says "good sized" rocks rolled onto the roadway about 5 a.m. Tuesday and were hit by two trucks and a car.
  • Traffic News
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Bellevue

Red light cameras, speed camera arrive in Bellevue

Red light cameras, speed camera arrive in BellevueThree red light cameras are positioned at busy Bellevue intersections. The speed camera is outside an elementary school.
  • Bellevue
  • 2 months ago
Traffic News

I-405 variable toll lanes bring carpool rule changes

I-405 variable toll lanes bring carpool rule changesSoon, you'll need three people in your vehicle to qualify as a carpool.
  • Traffic News
  • 2 months ago
Everett

Sound Transit: No northline Sounder for Seahawks Sunday

Sound Transit: No northline Sounder for Seahawks SundayMudslide concerns have canceled service on the Northline, but the Southline will still run.
  • Everett
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Seattle

Cracks appear in buildings near Bertha

Cracks appear in buildings near BerthaWSDOT is setting up inspections with business owners to look for potential damage linked to Bertha digging.
  • Seattle
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Tacoma

Washington pay-by-mile pilot program approval expected

Washington pay-by-mile pilot program approval expectedThe Road Usage Charge would eventually replace the gas tax, which is losing revenue due to higher-efficiency vehicles.
  • Tacoma
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago