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Friday, July 25, 2014 -- 12:28 am
Marysville faces traffic nightmare with more trains
HeraldNet - ... scope of the report. The safety of trains carrying flammable crude oil - such as the one that derailed in downtown Seattle on Thursday - likewise is not covered in the report, nor are the possible health effects of coal dust from increasing numbers ... Read more...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 1:47 pm
Guard, man shot during fight at Seattle bank
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... sibly during his physical tussle with the guard. Medics rushed both men to Harborview Medical Center on Seattle's First Hill. Each sustained critical injuries in the shooting. Read more...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 10:04 am
What's driving the sharp increases in rent
Capitol Hill Times - ... in Seattle, 2,500 units in Capitol Hill according to Apartment Insights Washington. The area of Capitol Hill, First Hill and the 23rd and Union location will boast 26 new apartment buildings averaging 6 stories and 97 units in 2014 and early 2015. ... Read more...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 -- 3:55 pm
Pronto! Cycle Share set to launch in Capitol Hill this fall
Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter - ... Pronto! Executive Director Holly Houser says that 13 station locations total are planned for the Capitol Hill and First Hill area. "Capitol Hill is currently one of the most densely populated residential neighborhoods in the country," Houser said. ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 4:27 pm
Real estate developer brings new apartment project to (the) Market
Business Journal - ... on Toulouse Jr. His obituary stated that he was a successful real estate investor, purchasing properties in downtown Seattle and elsewhere. Read more...
Friday, July 18, 2014 -- 3:19 pm
May Day demonstrator acquitted by Seattle jury
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... Seattle. Several dozen protesters, many using bandanas to cover their faces, began clashing with police in downtown Seattle hours after a peaceful immigrant-rights march ended. Photo: JORDAN STEAD, SEATTLEPI.COM Protesters scatter as a ... Read more...
Friday, July 18, 2014 -- 3:11 pm
Could You Get Blown Up by an Oil Train Crash in Seattle? Check This Map
The Stranger - ... the New York Times wrote in a year-end obituary. Every week, about a dozen of these trains pass through downtown Seattle carrying the same type of highly flammable oil in the same sort of unsafe tank cars that exploded in Quebec. They pass both ... Read more...
Friday, July 18, 2014 -- 3:07 pm
Not apartments? Buyer of prime Seattle waterfront site is going with condos
Business Journal - ... -use development. Condo construction, meanwhile, is picking up. Nearly 500 units are under construction in downtown Seattle and Ballard , and Lowe Enterprises plans to start construction this fall on its 168-unit Luma high-rise project on First Hill. Read more...
Thursday, July 17, 2014 -- 5:30 pm
A $75M ticket to ride: Germans on board with Seattle transit-oriented apartment
Business Journal - ... along the light-rail line. Would the lure of living near a station where they could catch a train to downtown Seattle draw renters to a neighborhood that lacks upscale shopping and dining amenities? Initially, no. The project at 4219 S. Othello St. ... Read more...
Thursday, July 17, 2014 -- 1:50 pm
Apartment complex at Othello light rail stop sells for $74M
Seattle Times - ... and broke ground on the complex in 2009, the same year Sound Transit opened the light rail line between downtown Seattle and the airport. Construction cost about $50 million, according to permit records. Follow our three-part "Washington's National ... Read more...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 -- 8:50 pm
Region’s home prices quickly returning to pre-crisis highs
Seattle Times - ... recovering the ground they lost in the recession, prices for condominiums on the whole aren't - except in downtown Seattle and Kirkland. There, the thousands of new employees joining big tech firms such as Amazon.com and Facebook in Seattle and ... Read more...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 -- 1:48 pm
SDOT Program to Address Construction Hubs
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - In June alone, there were 100 projects either under construction, permitted or recently completed in downtown Seattle, and the city has identified seven other hubs in Ballard, Capitol Hill, West Seattle, South Lake Union, the central Waterfront, Denny Triangle, and the north end of the Alaskan Way viaduct where there are large concentrations of ... (more) Read more...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 -- 8:21 am
Hungry? The Bite of Seattle will meet all tastes
Seattle Times - ... ahead for transportation options. The Seattle Monorail departs every 10 minutes for the short trip between downtown Seattle and Seattle Center and is easy to get to via Sound Transit Link Light Rail, Seattle Streetcar or Metro bus. Seattle Center ... Read more...
Monday, July 14, 2014 -- 1:52 pm
SR 99 to close for 5 days in August
NWCN.com - ... pansion joint repairs on the viaduct near the Seneca Street off-ramp and removal of ivy from the viaduct in downtown Seattle. Read more...
Sunday, July 13, 2014 -- 6:57 am
Bus Stop | The 2
Capitol Hill Blog - ... ubiquitous, and some are iconic. The 2 falls into the latter category. Serving Queen Anne, Belltown, Downtown, First Hill, Capitol Hill, the Central District, and Madrona, the 2 is one of Metro's legacy routes that Seattle could not function ... Read more...
Friday, July 11, 2014 -- 5:21 pm
The closing of sidewalks: Will Seattle construction cause casualties?
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Not long ago, a downtown Seattle intersection at Second and Virginia, over the period of a few hours, gave me the experience of a pedestrian squeezing along at the edge of moving traffic, followed by a driver's perspective confronting folks forced to walk in the street. Read more...
Thursday, July 10, 2014 -- 11:31 pm
This weekend in Seattle road construction
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - This weekend, we have some downtown Seattle closures and the state Route 520 bridge will be closed yet again. Read more...
Thursday, July 10, 2014 -- 6:01 pm
July 8 WSTC meeting reviewed light rail options for West Seattle
West Seattle Herald - Light rail between West Seattle and Downtown Seattle was discussed at West Seattle Transportation Coalition's July 8 meeting at High Point Neighborhood House. Read more...
Thursday, July 10, 2014 -- 9:34 am
Rush Hour: A Map Of Puget Sound's Worst Traffic
KUOW-FM Seattle - ... hours than in 2012. The worst commute in the Puget Sound region is I-5 from Northgate to Union Street in downtown Seattle. That stretch of highway is at its worst during the afternoon commute. This route on I-5 presents a special difficulty to the ... Read more...
Thursday, July 10, 2014 -- 6:27 am
Boring! Sound Transit's Northgate tunnel machine begins digging
Business Journal - ... Center to the University of Washington, where the tunnels will connect with the University Link line into downtown Seattle. The project is expected to be completed in early 2016, Sound Transit said. "It's great to see these machines going ... Read more...




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