tolls http://kuow.org en Bridge Toll Rate Hike Takes Effect http://kuow.org/post/bridge-toll-rate-hike-takes-effect <p></p><p>New toll rates for the <a href="http://wsdot.wa.gov/Tolling/520/520tollrates.htm">Highway 520 floating bridge</a> and the<a href="http://wsdot.wa.gov/Tolling/TNBTolling/tnbtollrates.htm"> Tacoma Narrows Bridge</a> take effect July 1. The increase is the latest toll hike and has been part of the plan since the tolls were put on the bridges.</p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 23:21:35 +0000 Derek Wang 15783 at http://kuow.org Bridge Toll Rate Hike Takes Effect A Toll On The Road To School http://kuow.org/post/mercer-island-toll-could-add-5000-year-free-education <p>Washington state is considering putting tolls on the I-90 bridge that connects Seattle to the Eastside. This would affect the lives of adults who travel to and from Seattle for work, but what about students who go to school outside their Seattle neighborhoods? Fri, 10 May 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Riley Guttman & RadioActive Youth Media 11947 at http://kuow.org A Toll On The Road To School Episode 38: Introducing The Newest RadioActivians http://kuow.org/post/episode-38-introducing-newest-radioactivians <p><a href="http://www.kuow.org/radioactive" style="line-height: 1.5;">RadioActive</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> hosts Sarah Rosenthal and Ann Kane bring you stories created by the </span><a href="http://www.kuow.org/post/welcome-kuows-spring-2013-radioactive-youth-producers" style="line-height: 1.5;">newest generation of RadioActivians</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. They reported these stories as part of </span>RadioActive's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> 2013 spring workshop:</span></p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 21:40:22 +0000 RadioActive Youth Media & Ann Kane & Sarah Rosenthal & Le'Jayah Washington & Varun Dhananjaya & Riley Guttman & Yafiet Bezabih & Nolwenn Delisle 11937 at http://kuow.org Episode 38: Introducing The Newest RadioActivians Toll Plan Cheat Sheet http://kuow.org/post/toll-plan-cheat-sheet <p>Washington state officials announced proposals on Tuesday to increase the toll rates on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge and the State Route 520 floating bridge. The tolls are being used to pay off bonds that support the financing of the bridge projects. The bond contracts for those bridges are very different, which means the tolling plans are different.<br> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 21:25:32 +0000 Derek Wang 10218 at http://kuow.org Toll Plan Cheat Sheet Mercer Islanders Concerned About Possible I-90 Tolls http://kuow.org/post/mercer-islanders-concerned-about-possible-i-90-tolls <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Calibri; ">Imagine having to pay a toll every time you left your city. People on Mercer Island have to face that possibility, because state officials are considering putting tolls on the Interstate 90 floating bridges. I-90 is the only roadway that connects the island to the mainland. A series of public meetings about the idea is being held this week. The first was held Tuesday on Mercer Island.</p><p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 15:44:54 +0000 Derek Wang 7367 at http://kuow.org Mercer Islanders Concerned About Possible I-90 Tolls