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The region's top transportation writer, Mike Lindblom, talks online about Seattle's hideous traffic troubles.
8 writers race to test transportation options
Eight writers from The Stranger raced across town during rush hour using eight different modes of transportation.
Pronto! funding: Alaska Airlines, state cover much of the initial cost
Discounts? They may be hard to access.
Road diets are cutting bicycle accidents in Portland
For a small investment in cutting roads from four to three lanes, the city is getting a big return.
Danny Westneat: SLUT continues to take money away from other transit
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"There's nothin' on earth like a genuine, bone fide, electrified, [West Seattle] monorail!" If passed, a measure surfacing on your upcoming Nov. 4th ballot would plan for a monorail line between West Seattle and Ballard.
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King County prepares for bus cuts
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