Stories tagged: light rail
Tue., May 22, 2018, 3:37 p.m.
The Washington State Patrol said a worker is dead after falling from light rail column at a Sound Transit construction site.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 4, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
Police arrested 17 activists who blocked a light-rail line carrying Super Bowl ticketholders to U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday in a protest against police brutality and privileges enjoyed by wealthy …
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Sound Transit has received a Popular Science 2017 “Best of What’s New” award in the engineering category for its plan to run light-rail trains across the Interstate-90 floating bridge.
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 5:33 p.m.
A grand jury has indicted Jeremy Christian, the man accused of killing two passengers and wounding a third on a Portland train last month.
Thu., June 1, 2017
As Jeremy Joseph Christian continued his menacing rant, the three men stepped forward because their sense of community, humanity and courage demanded it.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
A person was killed after being struck by a light rail train in Seattle.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 4:28 p.m.
Sound Transit, which for years ran light-rail trains that were too empty, now has cramped passengers clamoring for more railcars.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 2:27 p.m.
The Tacoma light rail will remain free after a major donation from the Tacoma Business Improvement Area.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 7:56 a.m.
SEATTLE – A new 3-mile segment of Link light rail is scheduled to open Saturday, adding travel from the University of Washington to downtown Seattle and the airport. Sound Transit …
Mon., April 15, 2013
Spokane Transit Authority last week unveiled a series of concepts to improve public transportation in future years. The cost ranges up to $400 million for construction of modern electric trolleys …
Thu., July 16, 2009
SEATTLE – More than four decades after political wrangling and recession ran a mass transit rail plan for Seattle off the tracks, trains are finally running. Service on the new …
Tue., Feb. 10, 2009
Spokane Valley has run out of ammunition in its battle to force Spokane County to hand over an abandoned railroad right of way without strings. The Washington Supreme Court has …
Sun., Feb. 1, 2009, 4:02 p.m.
As Congress and the President hammer out an economic stimulus package, local leaders already are maneuvering to take advantage of the money, while some are lamenting what appears to be …
Mon., Oct. 6, 2008
A scientific survey conducted for the Northwest Climate Change Center in Spokane shows that 73 percent of Spokane residents favor construction of an electric light rail system in the urban …