Sound Transit

Sound Transit weighs more night and weekend trips on Seattle-Tacoma train line

BY: - October 26, 2023

Ridership on Sound Transit’s Sounder South train line, which connects Seattle with the Tacoma area, is about half of what it was before the pandemic, a trend the transit agency blames on the lasting rise of remote and hybrid work. With this in mind, the agency is asking riders for feedback on whether they’d like […]

Tough choices ahead as costs soar for Washington transportation projects

BY: - August 24, 2023

A financial reckoning is here for Washington’s transportation system. Contract prices to build roads, remove culverts, and overhaul ferries continue to soar due to a confluence of factors: inflation, supply chain woes, worker shortages, and fewer bidders. One contract alone, to construct new express lanes and bus rapid transit stations on a stretch of Interstate […]