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Opinion: $90/year in Toastmasters or $550/hour Private Coach: Still a Waste on Sound Transit CEO

For $550/hour Peter Rogoff is getting private lessons in leadership and listening skills as reported by Mike Lindblom in the Seattle Times.  When you pay someone $328,545 to lead an organization that spends $90,000,000,000 to build a transit system, I

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WSDOT Sec. Millar has it Backwards: Congestion Causes Affordable Housing Crisis

On July 18, WSDOT Secretary Roger Millar gave the keynote speech at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) 2018 Joint Policy Committee meeting in Spokane, Washington. In front of Department of Transportation leaders from across the

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WA Senator calls out Secretary of WSDOT for conceding he can’t do his job

Recently WSDOT Secretary Roger Millar gave a speech at a meeting in front of state DOT heads from across the country.  In his speech as reported in the Seattle PI he is quoted saying: “…congestion “is a problem we simply

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Tolls expanding to all of I-5 & I-405 by 2040

WSDOT presented their plans to convert all HOV lanes on the freeways in Washington to HOT (toll) lanes beginning with I-5 and I-405 from Puyallup to Marysville and the I-5 Express Lanes.  See map for impacts on Puget Sound. What

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Join us in the Bothell 4th of July Parade to celebrate our successes!

Following in the footsteps of this country’s original activists of 1776, please join us as we walk in the Bothell 4th of July parade to celebrate the successes we have had thus far and to expand awareness in the community

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“One way or another, we will force you to ride buses”

Seattle has changed the rules on new construction as reported on crosscut.com.  You may have no place to park if you rent a new apartment in Seattle.  The intent is to drive people to living entirely by mass transit.  I’m

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Eastside Chambers of Commerce Hosts Discussion of Legislative Session Results in Bothell Thursday 4/26/2018

The East King County Chambers of Commerce Legislative Coalition is hosting their wrap-up of the results 2018 legislative session.  Our Eastside legislators will be present to discuss what laws and legislation occurred this session including what came in the area

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Snohomish County residents pay gas tax, tolls & ST taxes, but don’t see benefits

Yesterday the Everett Herald published this article on Snohomish County Council’s grilling of Sound Transit CEO about the delay in expanding rail to Everett.  ST claims it is due to less revenue collected from that area and money is spent

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Q13 News Report: Toll lanes to be extended to Renton

Q13 reported on WSDOT’s plans to extend the toll lanes from Bellevue to Renton.  They included an interview with David Hablewitz.    

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WSDOT Seeks Public Comment and Public Hearing on I-405 Toll Lanes Coming to Renton

WSDOT is taking public input on expansion of the toll lanes south of Bellevue.  They plan to eliminate the HOV lane and replace it with a toll lane and a second toll lane. Start here for a detailed explanation of

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