As voters ponder Sound Transit 3, Central District light rail station takes shape

With a transformative light rail expansion measure now in voters’ hands, Sound Transit offered Central District residents an opportunity this week to see the fruits of passing the measure’s predecessor in 2008. Judkins Park Station is slated to open in 2023 along … Continue reading

Sound Transit 3 ballot measure endorsed by 43rd District Dems

Supporters of #ST3 getting ready to speak for #MassTransitNow — 43rd District Dems (@43rdDems) September 21, 2016 43rd District Democrats made a handful of general election endorsements Tuesday night for state and local ballot measures as well as judicial positions. The slate … Continue reading

Boost to Broadway, cocktail bar Witness used to tout benefits of Sound Transit 3

Happy six-month birthday, Capitol Hill Station. Mass Transit Now, the pro-Sound Transit 3 campaign, is using the half-year milestone since this spring’s opening of light rail connecting the Husky Stadium and Broadway to downtown to tout the local success both … Continue reading

City Council to vote on new $135M price tag for Madison Bus Rapid Transit project

The Seattle City Council Monday afternoon will vote on approving the new, higher budget for the Madison Bus Rapid Transit project. In August, CHS reported on the upward revisions in local spending on the project needed to meet recommendations as … Continue reading

RapidRide G bus project on Madison: City says good news on federal funding and new plan for 2024 start of service

The City of Seattle says changes to its plans to build the 2.3-mile, 10-station Madison Bus Rapid Transit route have passed a key assessment and the project is now in line for tens of millions in federal funding. The Federal … Continue reading

Thirteen years after painful cut, First Hill still wants a light rail station

Capitol Hill Station celebrates its two-year anniversary this week. First Hill is still waiting. The First Hill Improvement Association remains determined to get a light rail station built in the heart of its neighborhood — though Sound Transit cancelled a … Continue reading