Transportation Section

Metro Transit holding Open Houses for future RapidRide H Line May 29 & 30

Metro Transit holding Open Houses for future RapidRide H Line May 29 & 30

King County Metro and the Seattle Department of Transportation will host Open Houses May 29 and May 30 to present the latest RapidRide H Line plans and designs, report results of public input, and inform... [Read more]

VIDEO: SR 509 Project video shows what key areas will look like when completed

VIDEO: SR 509 Project video shows what key areas will look like when completed

The SR 509 Completion Project team announced that they are gearing up for a busy summer, and some of the key highlights include: Glimpse the future of SR 509. We made a video that describes the benefits... [Read more]

Rep. Adam Smith testimony highlights effects of aviation noise and emissions

Rep. Adam Smith testimony highlights effects of aviation noise and emissions

Congressman Adam Smith (D-9th District) recently submitted written testimony to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, highlighting the effects of aviation noise and emissions for residents... [Read more]

Keiser legislation to create additional airport capacity signed by Gov. Inslee

Keiser legislation to create additional airport capacity signed by Gov. Inslee

Legislation (Senate Bill 5370) establishing an airport commission tasked with identifying up to six possible sites for future commercial aviation was signed by Governor Inslee this week. “The time... [Read more]

VIDEO: Hundreds turn out for League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall in Burien

VIDEO: Hundreds turn out for League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall in Burien

On Thursday night, April 25, over 250 people filled the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien to hear a 2+ hour Town Hall on airport noise, health effects from increasing airplane traffic and more... [Read more]

Burien UFO Festival will land in Olde Burien on Saturday, Aug. 24!

Burien UFO Festival will land in Olde Burien on Saturday, Aug. 24!

Discover Burien on Friday announced that the Burien UFO Festival will take place on the third Saturday in August – Aug. 24 – beginning this year! “Discover Burien welcomes the community to... [Read more]

Rep. Mike Pellicciotti to speak at League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall April 25

Rep. Mike Pellicciotti to speak at League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall April 25

The League of Quiet Skies Voters has announced that 30th District Washington State Rep. Mike Pellicciotti, D-Federal Way, will address new Washington laws regarding aviation expansion at the League’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from the new Apollo 11 exhibit at Museum of Flight

PHOTOS: Scenes from the new Apollo 11 exhibit at Museum of Flight

Story & Photos by Elston Hill On Thursday (April 11) Jackie and I were privileged to attend the media event promoting the Apollo 11 Mission exhibit at the Museum of Flight, which will run from April... [Read more]

Rep. Adam Smith will keynote League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall April 25

Rep. Adam Smith will keynote League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall April 25

The League of Quiet Skies Voters has announced that Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), will keynote its April 25, 2019, Town Hall. This free, open event will run from 6 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 25 at the Highline... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch Steve Edmiston’s finalé ‘<i>The Briefing #19: Fini</i>‘

VIDEO: Watch Steve Edmiston’s finalé ‘The Briefing #19: Fini

Local lawyer/filmmaker/activist Steve Edmiston released his finalé ‘The Briefing: Episode 19 – Fini,’ where he wraps up his ongoing documentary project that takes on the Port of Seattle,... [Read more]

Patrols added to focus on Distracted Driving March 28-April 14

Patrols added to focus on Distracted Driving March 28-April 14

More than 150 law enforcement agencies around the state – including in the Burien area – are adding extra patrols looking for distracted drivers beginning Thursday, March 28 through April 14. It is... [Read more]

CONSTRUCTION ALERT: Expect work, delays on SR 509 & SR 518

CONSTRUCTION ALERT: Expect work, delays on SR 509 & SR 518

Construction on SR 509 & SR 518 – S. 192nd Street to Normandy Pk & SR 509 to SR 99 Paving is scheduled to begin late this month. The Washington State Department of Transportation says that... [Read more]

Burien UFO Festival will continue under management of Discover Burien

Burien UFO Festival will continue under management of Discover Burien

Discover Burien will be taking over the management of the Burien UFO Festival (BUFO), the organization announced Friday, Mar. 15. BUFO was started in 2014 to celebrate the local premiere of “The... [Read more]

WEATHER: Despite dusting of snow, schools started on time Thurs. morning

WEATHER: Despite dusting of snow, schools started on time Thurs. morning

Despite a light dusting of snow in the Burien area on Thursday morning, Mar. 7, Highline Public Schools started on time. Here’s more from the district: All schools are open and on time. Some buses... [Read more]

Volunteer Drivers needed for Sound Generations Transportation program

Volunteer Drivers needed for Sound Generations Transportation program

From the folks at the Sound Generations Volunteer Transportation program: Take your Kindness and Compassion to the Road! Volunteer drivers are needed for Sound Generations Volunteer Transportation program. Using... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Personal Injury Attorney W. Tracy Codd on record accident settlement

Burien Personal Injury Attorney W. Tracy Codd on record accident settlement

From Advertiser Attorney W. Tracy Codd: Background photo created by jannoon028 – www.freepik.com BURIEN PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY, W. TRACY CODD, WEIGHS IN ON TRAGIC ACCIDENT THAT RESULTED IN RECORD... [Read more]

Public comment opens for Sound Transit’s new Operations & Maintenance Facility

Public comment opens for Sound Transit’s new Operations & Maintenance Facility

Public comment regarding potential locations for Sound Transit’s new Operations and Maintenance Facility South begins TODAY – Tuesday, Feb. 19 – and continues through April 1. This is an opportunity... [Read more]

King County Metro to restore most bus service as road conditions improve

King County Metro to restore most bus service as road conditions improve

King County Executive Dow Constantine on Tuesday (Feb. 12) directed Metro to restore most of its bus service and shift operations to snow routes starting Wednesday, Feb. 13. This will allow Metro to switch... [Read more]

Metro will continue Emergency Snow Network into Mon./Tues., possibly longer

Metro will continue Emergency Snow Network into Mon./Tues., possibly longer

King County Metro Transit will be continuing its Emergency Snow Network into Monday and Tuesday, possibly longer depending on weather: Due to persistent dangerous roadway conditions and a forecast for... [Read more]