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Rails on the way for Northgate tunnels

Last year was a busy one for the 4.3-mile light rail extension from the University of Washington Station to the Northgate neighborhood north of downtown Seattle. Workers put in almost 1 million hours of ...

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2017 look back: Every picture tells a story

It seems like a long time ago that we kicked off 2017 but as the year draws to a close, we here at The Platform thank all our loyal readers of this fledgling “blog.” We got off to a good start and are ...

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From the Boardroom: 600 new homes coming to Roosevelt, Capitol Hill, and First Hill

Thursday was a big day for housing near transit, or what the wonks call "transit-oriented development" (TOD). The Sound Transit Board approved three motions that will bring nearly 600 new units of ...

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Sound Transit recognized for excellence across a wide spectrum of disciplines

It’s awards season and Sound Transit is proud to have been recognized for achievements across a broad spectrum of architecture, environmental, and project management categories this fall. Excellence in ...

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From the Boardroom: East Link Update, 2018 Financial Plan and more

This is the first of a regular feature we're calling "From the Boardroom", in which we'll highlight actions taken by the full Sound Transit Board at their montly meeting. We'll publish this the 4th Friday ...

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Crossing Lake Washington

East Link light rail employs cutting-edge technology to cross I-90 floating bridge (Editor's note: Popular Science Magazine recently named the the technology behind running trains across a floating bridge ...

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