Metro Connects: 25 Year Look Ahead

metro-connects-logoKing County Metro, the backbone of our public transit network, is currently working through its Long Range Plan, “Metro Connects.” This document looks 25 years into the future and envisions a day when 75% of King County residents live within walking distance of accessible, reliable, and fast transit service. Continue reading

District 6 PSRC Funded Projects

psrcThe Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) Executive Board approved a list for federally funded grants to be allocated towards projects in and around the Eastside. This action provides millions of dollars in funding to projects throughout the district and King County, including projects in Bellevue, Redmond and Kirkland.

Here’s a sampling of District 6 (and just outside D6) projects: Continue reading

KUOW: Week in Review

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KUOW WIR 7.1.16

Last week I had the pleasure of joining Zaki Hamid and Ijeoma Oluo on KUOW’s Week In Review where we discussed top issues of the week. Catch up on the latest news and full recap of the broadcast at the KUOW page.

A big thank you to Bill Radke and Amina Al-Sadi for the opportunity!

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Big News on ST3

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Where Would ST3 Go

Big News!

This afternoon I joined the Sound Transit Board of Directors in voting to put the Sound Transit 3 plan on the November 2016 ballot. Now you, the voters, will have the opportunity to decide on this proposal to invest in a comprehensive mass transit system. I want to thank everyone who shared their feedback throughout this process – your input helped us shape the final plan.

You will likely be hearing a lot about this over the next few months, but I want to give you an inside look at the Eastside projects in the package today. Continue reading