Author, historian and journalist Jim Kershner, sits down to discuss his new book, “Transit”, and his travel-related observations from this project.
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Intercity Transit Keeps Thurston County Rolling
I definitely used it the most between when bus fare became free in January and when lockdown started—at least twice a day ... more accessible…Public transit is the backbone of the local ...
South Puget Sound Student-Athletes Excel in the Classroom
Sports may currently be on hold at South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC ... we continue the academic success and our goal is one day, all of our student-athletes will receive honors ...
How a Mass Transit Snob Became a Believer
I, mistress of my auto domain with a killer sound system, was on top of the ... is a plug for the continued expansion of public transportation, you’d be right. Our world is getting smaller every day ...
Study examines Everett-Whidbey passenger ferry service
After the Puget Sound Regional Council published a passenger ferry study in 2008, a new public-run service wasn’t created for another eight years, until Kitsap Transit ... it per day, or 21,200 ...
How it unfolded: Big storm sweeps across Western Washington, dumping snow on Seattle area
King County Metro Transit ... record for that day of 0.2 inches in 1995, according to the NWS. Saturday morning is expected to bring another 2 to 4 inches across the Puget Sound region, Borth ...
As Seattle Gears Up for Winter Weather, Officials Scramble to Secure Emergency Shelter
King County has also opened an emergency winter-weather shelter at the Jefferson Day Center downtown ... in case you get stuck. As for public transit, officials encouraged riders to check routes ...
5 more regions to move forward in Washington's reopening; only one region to remain in Phase 1
Four regions -- the Puget Sound, West, North and Northwest ... of just about 400 new cases per day. Although the state appears to be trending in the right direction, public health officials ...
Sound Transit Plans Paid Parking Program as it Builds Another 8,000 Stalls
(Photo by Doug Trumm) Despite the pandemic-induced decline in parking demand at regional transit facilities, Sound Transit is still expanding parking and developing new tools to manage ... transit ...
Road crews prepare their plows for Puget Sound snowfall
Road-maintenance workers are scheduled to salt and plow 24 hours a day, as travelers in the lowland Puget Sound region brace ... including transit routes around the low swing bridge, he said.
Kitsap leaders ask Inslee for move to Phase 2
In the letter, commissioners request the state move Kitsap County to the Puget Sound region of ... to better reflect the public health conditions for communities of all sizes. Kitsap County is now ...
Will King County public transit survive COVID-19?
a public information officer with Sound Transit. King County Metro, meanwhile, is transporting about 140,000 passengers a day, approximately 37 percent of its pre-COVID ridership, said Jeff ...
Life in Seattle as a Resident
Seattle is well-known for its placement within the idyllic vistas of the Pacific Northwest ... and Puget Sound also have boating opportunities, from paddling small kayaks to riding the large ferries ...