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In a more connected world, even the most-favored regions need to improve their transportation systems and their ability to move goods and people, and to educate skilled workers.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
The Kalakala still floats, for now, plus Seattle's plywood "space shuttle," demolition fight in Spokane, and other preservation news.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Community arguments in the wake of the Roosevelt neighborhood's rezoning process lay out a likely roadmap for Seattle's future urban planning debates.READ MORE 19 COMMENTS
The ferries were bought at a high price and have some odd characteristics: the tendency to list, the engines that seem to waste fuel, and tight quarters for vehicles. They are very comfortable, but the state is looking at a potentially bleak future for ferry service finances. Updated: The ferry system has provided a statement about an award given to the new ferries.READ MORE 8 COMMENTS
Whether sitting in harbor or, tragically, tilted in the water, cruise ships are out of scale. Perhaps that is part of their attraction.READ MORE 3 COMMENTS
There are some encouraging signs, but tolls can't work as well as possible without more flexibility and wider adoption. And cross-lake efficiencies also require much more flexibility in transit than reliance on light rail.READ MORE 22 COMMENTS
Who did most to raze, wreck, uproot, neglect, and generally trash our historic treasures in 2011? The envelopes, please...READ MORE 5 COMMENTS
A recent disruption in ferry service to the San Juan Islands illuminated just how close Washington's ferry system is to the edge. Can a new government task force resuscitate the struggling system?READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
The crisis in repairing pavement of our streets has been getting worse for 25 years. City data shows just how bad the problem has become.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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Last week's City Council vote to increase housing density in Seattle's Roosevelt neighborhood created a heated local debate. Is there a prescription for talking productively and openly about dense, sustainable development?READ MORE 16 COMMENTS
The bus line is losing its home on the north edge of downtown. Is a move to Pioneer Square's King Street Station the best choice, and perhaps the only way to keep the intercity service in Seattle?READ MORE 38 COMMENTS
With mudslide season approaching, officials are looking at what could be done to minimize disruptions. Does BNSF really have to halt passenger service for days after a slide?READ MORE 12 COMMENTS
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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
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