Sound Transit in the News: Ch-ch-changes
Your weekly list of Sound Transit stories.
- We hear you, Eastside bus commuters. Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff and King County Metro Transit GM Rob Gannon talk about the challenges and opportunities coming to cross-lake transit.
- Transportation and Housing are intrinsically linked. (TOD) Transit Oriented Development is the intentional placing of housing near transit facilities. The only thing better than that is when it is low income housing. Thanks to Paul Allen some new low-income housing is going in near Mt. Baker Station.
- Later this year Amtrak will move into its new station at Freighthouse Square and start using Sound Transit's track between Tacoma and Nisqually. As part of that high speed train testing from Tacoma to DuPont will be conducted July 15-16
- Sound Transit Keeps Breaking Records but Charles Mudede at the Stranger still thinks riders have a bit to learn about proper etiquette.
- Searching for parking costs Seattle drivers $1,205 per year, study says. Of course you can always just take transit and just step off the bus at your stop.