Rising construction costs cause Federal Way ST2 project to go $460 million over budget

https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/rising-construction-costs-are-driving-up-the-price-of-light-rail/800163394

Advertisements

Sound Transit faces $240 million class-action lawsuit

http://www.kirklandreporter.com/news/sound-transit-faces-240-million-class-action-lawsuit/

http://archive.is/tjIlt

Sound Transit plans to facilitate affordable housing near light rail stations

http://www.kirklandreporter.com/news/sound-transit-plans-to-facilitate-affordable-housing-near-light-rail-stations/

http://archive.is/2DbTK

SB 5955 passes Senate, takes over $500 million from children’s fund for Sound Transit to offset tab reduction

www.kirklandreporter.com/northwest/state-senate-oks-new-way-to-calculate-sound-transit-car-fees/

http://archive.is/ekX5J

I-405 toll lanes are cutting traffic times — but not by enough

[T]oll lanes are failing to meet speed benchmarks set by the Legislature that require cars in the toll lanes maintain an average speed of 45 mph or faster, 90 percent of the time during peak periods. To meet the obligatory rates of speed, one recommendation is to raise the top rate above the current maximum of $10.

crosscut.com/2018/02/i-405-toll-lanes-are-cutting-traffic-times-but-not-by-enough/

http://archive.is/PdrMd

A car tab fix is long overdue: a review of legislation that tries again to provide people with car tab relief

Senate Bill 5955/House Bill 2201 and Senate Bill 6303 are three bills that would provide varying degrees of car tab tax relief to the public.

https://www.washingtonpolicy.org/publications/detail/a-car-tab-fix-is-long-overdue-a-review-of-legislation-that-tries-again-to-provide-people-with-car-tab-relief

http://archive.is/rswCf