Monthly Archives: January 2016

Report on the House Transportation Committee Working Session was asked to participate in a working session with the House Transportation Committee on Thursday.  I, David Hablewitz, represented us and gave a presentation of some of our issues with the new toll on I-405.  You can watch the

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Top 10 reasons the #405ETL are a #FAIL

Here are a few of the bigger points of failure in the 405 Express Toll Lanes: Right click on the image above to save it and then share it in your social media. Click the button below to download a

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House Transportation Committee invites rep to speak

Last week the state Senate Transportation Committee held a public hearing on bill SB6152 to make several of the changes we are looking for.  See the King 5 report. Thanks to all of your signatures, I (David Hablewitz) have been

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Printed and signed petitions are coming in!

Two weeks ago we posted a copy of the petition to be downloaded and printed.  Signed petitions are now starting to come in! Some with one or two signatures and some completely filled out.  This is quite impressive considering the

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On behalf of, we offer this testimony in support of SB6152 and the 3 actions it takes: (Click here to read the bill.) 1. Removal of the double-white lines — Safety The toll lanes were advertised to increase safety.

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Who is the Transportation Commission?

[See important update in the comments below.] Currently only 4 of the 7 seats are filled on the Washington State Transportation Commission (WSTC).  Those commissioners come from the counties highlighted in red on this map: Clark, Douglas, Spokane, and Walla

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Why the double-white lines fail

This was the scene approaching 116th St on northbound I-405 at 9:00 pm Thursday night as I was driving home from the Senate Hearing on SB6152 (an update on that later). Actually, this photo was the second time I drove

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Texas A&M study Reveals Impact of HOT lanes on Carpooling

A research study performed by Texas A&M University, Dept of Civil Engineering: Burris, M., Alemazkoor, N.*, Benz, R., Wood, N. (2014) “The Impact of HOT Lanes on Carpools.” Research in Transportation Economics, Vol. 44. DOI: 10.1016/j.retrec.2014.04.004. pp. 43 – 51.

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Interview with Kirby Wilbur on 570KVI

Click on this link and listen from timestamp 11:00 to 22:00 to hear the interview. David discusses the upcoming meetings with the Washington State Transportation Commission and the Senate Hearing on bill SB6152.  

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Our President reminds us why we are here

“So, my fellow Americans, whatever you may believe, whether you prefer one party or no party, our collective future depends on your willingness to uphold your obligations as a citizen. To vote. To speak out. To stand up for others,

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