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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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Critical flaws in WSDOT Plans for #405ETL Toll Lanes in Renton

I have worked with expert transportation engineers at Eastside Transportation Association to evaluate the I-405 Transportation Discipline Report that was included in the I-405 Environmental Assessment.  The content of the report is disturbing, to say the least: WSDOT is adding

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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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Public Forum Event: Transportation Experts Panel coming Wed, April 18

Please join me on Wednesday, April 18, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. where the League of Women Voters of Snohomish County will be holding a forum on transportation issues in Snohomish County.  This forum will be held in the Meadowdale High

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Proterra Battery Electric Buses: A Piece of the Real Solution to the HOV lane Puzzle

If you have ever been stuck behind a bus in the HOV lane, you know that the buses are a major reason HOV lanes don’t perform as well as other lanes. They typically carry about 1200 vehicles per hour (VPH)

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The Truth Revealed: Proof the toll lanes are violating the law

Watch this video to see what politicians and WSDOT don’t want you to know about how the I-405 Toll Lanes are violating the law. Transcript: I represent the 35,000 people who signed the petition at stop405tolls.org WSDOT has been operating

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Revealing the deceptions in WSDOT’s report on #405ETL 2-year performance

I sent the following letter to the Washington State Transportation Commission to prepare them for WSDOT’s presentation tomorrow.  WSDOT previously gave this presentation in October to a gathering of Eastside city council members.  The driving factors in the presentation appear

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Coming 2024: Renton Toll Lanes

Renton, if you think you’re getting another general purpose lane… Think again. If this bothers you, let your 3 legislators know.  That is the only way you will get it changed.  You can call and leave them a message via

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