Meeting replay: WSDOT Secrets

(If you are reading this as an email, to view the full content, click on https://stop405tolls.org/wsdot-secrets/ )  This content is also posted in the menu on our homepage under WSDOT Secrets. Here is the video recording of the presentation given

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July 21, Bellevue Libary, 7-8:30pm Town Meeting: What WSDOT isn’t telling you about the #405ETL

You are invited to a presentation on #405ETL At the request of many state legislators, candidates, and Eastside city council members, stop405tolls.org will hold a meeting to present the facts regarding the I-405 Express Toll Lanes. You are cordially invited

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Primaries Candidate Ratings by Stop405tolls.org

We have finalized our candidate ratings for the primary election.  They are published below.  Some important points to these ratings: Ratings listed are based on 3 factors:1.  How they answered the questionnaire 2.  If in office, did they sponsor/co-sponsor the

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Letter to WSDOT regarding the 6 month performance report

The following email was sent to WSDOT and WSTC  on June 29th discussing a few of the problems in WSDOT’s report to WSTC (and legislators) regarding the 6 month performance of the #405ETL.  They acknowledged receipt and will be providing

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Radio Interview with Vic Bishop, Transportation Engineer

The following in-depth interview was done on “Eyes on Washington” on AM 1590 last Friday, July 1: http://www.eyesonwashingtonmedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/EOW_KLFE_070116_FullShow.mp3 This is a conservative radio show, but the entire conversation is just regarding the I-405 Express Toll Lanes.  Vic is a brilliant

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Toll System so Complicated, even WSDOT education videos gets it wrong

(UPDATE: WSDOT removed the video with the error.  The video had been published June 9, 2016, well after the change in the tolls.  The video to explain the signs was discussed in the May 17 meeting with WSTC and also

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Lawsuits against Tolls in TX, CA, VA, MA, WA

From billing blunders to financial fiascos to just plain bad business, toll roads and toll lanes are riddled with enough problems to frustrate and anger citizens enough to motivate them to take it to court. TEXAS Texas is getting sued

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Carpools way down on I-405 Express Toll Lanes

(Updated 5/30/2016 9:30 PM) ( sign the petition ) Here is the latest data taken by stop405tolls.org regarding HOV and SOV usage in the 405ETL (HOT lanes).  The following numbers were taken on Thursday, May 26 from 7:15 AM to

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Auditor Report Identifies WSDOT Incompetence

Based on the auditor’s report, I believe the auditor has been following this blog.  Nothing we haven’t already pointed out, but now it’s official. Read KIRO reporter Jason Rantz’ summary of the report here.

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Response to Acting Secretary Millar’s OpEd and Another 800,000 tolls can’t be billed

In response to Acting Secretary Roger Millar’s OpEd. I’m not buying it.  There have been over a million errors reported in the press (see the collection of articles here.) including the latest one yesterday where over 800,000 tolls can’t be

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