Marcie Sillman talks with Ben Schiendelman about the growing need for increased transportation across the Lake Washington ship canal.
Ross Reynolds gets an update from WSDOT Highway 99 Program Administrator Matt Preedy on how and when Bertha will move forward, and who is going to pay for it.
A state work group is arguing that more people with disabilities should feed the parking meter. Currently, anyone with a disabilities placard can park for free.
An 8-inch-wide steel pipe.
That’s what is likely blocking Bertha, the boring machine creating a tunnel through downtown Seattle to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct.
Marcie Sillman talks with Jon Layzer, director of major projects for the Seattle Department of Transportation, about how city capital projects are intricately connected to the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program.
The Chinese ice-breaker that helped rescue passengers stranded on the Akademik Shokalskiy vessel in Antarctica may now itself be stuck.
An Australian ice-breaker carrying the rescued passengers has been placed on standby in case the Chinese ship, Xue Long, needs assistance.
Jeannie Yandel checks in with Jerry Cornfield of the Everett Daily Herald about recommended changes to Washington state's free parking placards for people with disabilities.
Originally published on Thu December 19, 2013 7:50 am
Washington Governor Jay Inslee’s hopes for a gas tax package agreement before the end of the year have been dashed.
Marcie Sillman talks with Olympia correspondent Austin Jenkins about how many of Gov. Inslee's pet projects aren't getting off the ground.
Marcie Sillman talks with Brooke Steger, general manager of Uber Seattle, and Sam Guled, president of Eastside For Hire, about the Seattle City Council's proposal to regulate ride-sharing.
Originally published on Mon December 16, 2013 5:57 pm
Just like consumers who postponed buying new cars during the recent recession, government agencies also put off vehicle replacements. But now procurement officers are getting busy again.
Ross Reynolds talks with King County Metro Transit bus driver Linda Averill about why she's opposed to the proposed contract between King County and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 587.
The most plausible theory about what stopped Bertha, the tunneling machine digging its way through downtown until last Saturday, is also the most boring.
The Record kicks off Georgetown Live with the district's unofficial historian, metro issues, an artistic uprising and a unique dining experience.
David Hyde talks with president of the Seattle City Council Sally Clark about the proposals to rein in ride-sharing companies like Lyft, Uber and Sidecar.