Tagged with 'Transportation'

DRIVERS BEWARE: Repaving of SR 509 will begin Sunday, June 4

DRIVERS BEWARE: Repaving of SR 509 will begin Sunday, June 4

The pavement on northbound SR 509 in Burien is cracked and in need of repair. Contractor crews will grind the top layer and repave the road with asphalt. Construction season is in full swing – including... [Read more]

Expect traffic delays due to drainage work on 15th Ave SW Thursday

Expect traffic delays due to drainage work on 15th Ave SW Thursday

King County Road Services is warning drivers to expect traffic delays due to drainage work this Thursday, Sept. 22, from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. on 15th Ave SW between SW Roxbury Street & SW 98th Street... [Read more]

Commuters prepare yourselves – Alaskan Way Viaduct closure starts this Friday

Commuters prepare yourselves – Alaskan Way Viaduct closure starts this Friday

Drivers and transit users, pay heed: there are just a few days to get ready for a closure of the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct through downtown Seattle, as it is set to close this Friday, April 29. Starting... [Read more]

TRAFFIC ALERT: Road construction on SW 104th between 14th & 17th Ave SW

TRAFFIC ALERT: Road construction on SW 104th between 14th & 17th Ave SW

King County road crews will be doing road construction on SW 104th Street between 14th Ave SW & 17th Ave SW in White Center, starting Monday, April 25 at 8 a.m., and continuing until June 30. Expect... [Read more]

Interested in a ‘Bike Corral’ in White Center? Attend this meeting Aug. 26

Interested in a ‘Bike Corral’ in White Center? Attend this meeting Aug. 26

From the Proletariat Facebook page comes this news of a community meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 26 about a possible ‘Bike Corral’ in White Center: A couple of Proletariat customers have been busting... [Read more]

Brand spankin’ new South Park Bridge set to open June 30

Brand spankin’ new South Park Bridge set to open June 30

Photo courtesy King County. King County Executive Dow Constantine on Wednesday (June 4) announced that the newly constructed South Park Bridge will open June 30. The previous drawbridge, built in 1931,... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘White Center Bus Riders Stranded by Wrong Snow Routes’

LETTER: ‘White Center Bus Riders Stranded by Wrong Snow Routes’

Last year, Route 128 ran on the incorrect Snow Route. It traveled along SW Roxbury St. and 4th Ave SW, avoiding the correct Snow Route along 8th Ave SW and SW 108th St. This stranded some thousands of... [Read more]

Metro Transit Seeking Public Input For Area Bus Changes; Deadline Feb. 17

Metro Transit Seeking Public Input For Area Bus Changes; Deadline Feb. 17

Metro Transit’s latest set of proposals for next September’s bus service changes reflect feedback heard from the community last fall. Now, Metro is seeking a second round of input to shape the final... [Read more]

The 100% Electric Mitsubishi i Comes To The Northwest; Here’s Where To Find It!

The 100% Electric Mitsubishi i Comes To The Northwest; Here’s Where To Find It!

The “Mitsubishi i 100% Electric Experience” Tour is in the Seattle area until Sunday. The tour allows attendees to experience and test drive the Mitsubishi i and learn about the vehicle from an on-site... [Read more]

Win Contest And Get Exclusive Access To The Alaskan Way Viaduct Oct. 22nd!

Win Contest And Get Exclusive Access To The Alaskan Way Viaduct Oct. 22nd!

This could be your playground (or film set, marriage proposal location, etc.) on Oct. 22nd! What would you do if you had exclusive access to the Alaskan Way Viaduct for 30 minutes, free of cars and people?... [Read more]

Nervous About Viaduct Closure? Two Open Houses Coming Oct. 10th & 12th

Nervous About Viaduct Closure? Two Open Houses Coming Oct. 10th & 12th

Goodbye Viaduct. We'll miss you! If you’re like most White Center residents, you’ll probably miss the good ol’ Alaskan Way Viaduct for at least two main reasons – its efficiency... [Read more]

Open House For Sound Transit’s New S. 200th Light Rail Stop Is Wed., Oct. 5

Open House For Sound Transit’s New S. 200th Light Rail Stop Is Wed., Oct. 5

Click image to see larger version. Click image to see larger version. Sound Transit will be holding an Open House for their South 200th Street light rail extension from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Wednesday,... [Read more]

Scores Of Metro Bus Riders Urge King County Council To Save Current Service

Scores Of Metro Bus Riders Urge King County Council To Save Current Service

by Ralph Nichols Scores of Metro bus riders urged King County Council members at a July 21 public hearing in Burien to impose a “temporary” $20 fee to avoid sharp cuts in their transit service. All... [Read more]

REMINDER: Metro’s Final Meeting On Transit Cutbacks In Burien Thursday

REMINDER: Metro’s Final Meeting On Transit Cutbacks In Burien Thursday

REMINDER: If you rely on Metro buses at all, you may want to attend Metro Transit’s final public meeting on possible cutbacks at Burien City Hall this Thursday night, July 21st, starting at 6 p.m. Staff... [Read more]

White Center One Of Five Neighborhoods In Metro’s New ‘In Motion’ Program

White Center One Of Five Neighborhoods In Metro’s New ‘In Motion’ Program

King County Metro Transit is bringing its ‘In Motion’ program to White Center and four other Seattle-area neighborhoods this summer to “help residents increase their use of travel options... [Read more]

Create A Mobile Game For Metro Transit’s RapidRide, Earn $95,000

Create A Mobile Game For Metro Transit’s RapidRide, Earn $95,000

4Culture & King County Metro Transit announced Monday (April 11th) that they’re seeking King County-based game designers and game design teams to submit concepts for an innovative and creative... [Read more]

King County Council Approves Funding To Construct New South Park Bridge

King County Council Approves Funding To Construct New South Park Bridge

The King County Council announced Monday (March 7) that it had approved legislation detailing the county’s contribution to replace the South Park Bridge with a brand new one, with a projected starting... [Read more]

Metro Updating Bus Service Feb. 5th; Here Are Changes To White Center Routes

Metro Updating Bus Service Feb. 5th; Here Are Changes To White Center Routes

King County Metro Transit announced Thursday, Jan. 27th that, beginning Saturday, Feb. 5th, it will be updating its bus service, including local routing and bus stop changes for approximately two dozen... [Read more]

WHITE CENTER WEATHER: Metro Transit Will Be On ‘Snow Watch’ Tuesday

WHITE CENTER WEATHER: Metro Transit Will Be On ‘Snow Watch’ Tuesday

Metro Transit announced Monday afternoon (Jan. 10th), that it will be on “Snow Watch” for Tuesday afternoon’s commute (Jan. 11), which they say “could be very different from morning... [Read more]