Has Bothell has created a ped-friendly boulevard or a new way to have collisions? (video)

The revitalization of downtown Bothell is wonderful in many ways. Unfortunately, the new multi-way boulevard may not be one of them. When it comes to transportation, I consider myself fairly savvy. (I did figure out how the I-405 Express Toll

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GoodToGo website is BadToGo

Here is an email I received recently explaining yet another problem with the GoodToGo website.  There have been so many that I really haven’t been posting them, but we need to be measuring these to identify just how widespread the

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Investigation of Sound Transit for Consumer Fraud

Ethics is not a partisan issue.  The following letter was presented to the chairs of the Senate Law and Justice Committee and the Senate Transportation Committee as an action to begin an investigation into the egregious violations and alleged violations

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Unconventional thinking to let the privileged bypass congestion

This.

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Urgent opportunity needs everyone to respond: Budget amendment Wednesday

Tomorrow, Wednesday 4/5/2017, There will be two budget amendments presented in the state legislature to stop the 405 toll lanes from continuing. One is immediate, the other is at the end of the two year trial which is this September.

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CORRECTION: HB 2179 continues pilot on SR167 beyond June cutoff.

CORRECTION TO THE PREVIOUS POST: At the end of the presentation of this bill for a hearing, Committee Chair Judy Clibborn explained that the purpose of this bill is NOT HB 2071 which was to make the toll lanes on

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CORRECTED: Some legislators are trying to bond the tolls before the test period is over

CORRECTION TO THIS POST: At the end of the presentation of this bill for a hearing, Committee Chair Judy Clibborn explained that the purpose of this bill is NOT HB 2071 which was to make the toll lanes on SR167

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Florida Senate Transportation Committee Unanimously advances bill to eliminate Express Toll Lanes

The Florida Senate Transportation Committee today unanimously passed bill SB250 out of the committee calling for the elimination of all express toll lanes in the state of Florida and preventing any new ones from being built. This is profound because

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Car Rental Companies use #405ETL Tolls to Gouge Renters

The City of San Francisco is suing Hertz Car Rental over its predatory methods of billing customers for driving on tolled roads.  (read the article) But car rental companies are doing the same thing in Washington and it isn’t just

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Florida and North Carolina are looking at removing their failed Express Toll Lanes

As Washington State is feeling the agony of #405ETL, Florida and North Carolina lawmakers are already working to undo theirs.  In a truly bipartisan action, the Miami New Times reported that Florida legislators have authored a bill to eliminate the

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