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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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Going underground - East Link light rail moving forward under downtown Bellevue

Regional media visited the East Link project this week to see the mining operations beneath downtown Bellevue where light rail trains will run in 2023. The mining is going well with about 700 feet of the ...

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Lynnwood Link will cost more, take six additional months

The economic boom has benefited our region in many ways. At Sound Transit, the boom has boosted revenue and given voters the confidence to invest in new transit infrastructure. But that growth also ...

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