What conclusions can we draw from the ST3 precinct map? (1:50) Real-time arrival info for Link remains elusive (16:20) Open gangways and ST’s culture (26:30) Assorted thoughts on 2016 and Seattle Transit (39:30) How you can make a difference in the age of Trump (51:40) Farewell Tim Burgess (1:01:30) http://traffic.libsyn.com/seattletransitblog/STB_podcast_031.mp3 Correction from the podcast: The next 45th District […]
Replacing Pronto: Part 1, Part 2 (5:10) ST3 isn’t perfect, but it’s good (27:20) Crosscut: the history of Forward Thrust (33:30) Metro multifamily Park & Ride pilot (41:10) http://traffic.libsyn.com/seattletransitblog/STB_podcast_027.mp3
Comparing hypothetical alternatives for ST3, peanut butter and otherwise (1:20) Seattle Subway lands a good troll (18:50) Danny Westneat on Police Stations (23:35) Danny Westneat on Pronto (31:20) The merits of a cash ban (39:00) Our ST3 page (45:55) http://traffic.libsyn.com/seattletransitblog/STB_podcast_025.mp3
I-732 and progressive coalitions (1:20) Reuven Carlyle’s doubts about ST3 (24:05) What do ST1’s cost overruns tell us, if anything, about ST3? (35:30) Angle Lake (42:30) Sponsored by Talking Headways http://traffic.libsyn.com/seattletransitblog/STB_podcast_023.mp3
Ridership and Crowding ($) (2:40) Not enough housing construction (16:10) Madison BRT improvements (23:50) Parking permits (30:00) ST3 costs (44:05) http://traffic.libsyn.com/seattletransitblog/STB_podcast_022.mp3 Note: apologies in advance for the microphone issues on Frank’s end. Sponsored by Talking Headways
Primary endorsements Bertha overruns TRU and low-income fares Seattle loves light rail Driverless cars Adventures with Car2Go in Everett http://traffic.libsyn.com/seattletransitblog/STB_podcast_021.mp3
Taking questions from the reader mailbag. Links mentioned: Detailed Move Seattle Budget RapidRide+: The Corridors Is UW Sleepwalking into a Transportation Disaster? Where America is Working http://traffic.libsyn.com/seattletransitblog/STB_podcast_020.mp3
Martin and I chat briefly about big ST parties, and then go through the reader mailbag. Topics include alternatives for ST3, the Seattle Process, zoning, improvements to STB, and much much more. http://traffic.libsyn.com/seattletransitblog/STB_podcast_017.mp3 As always, you can subscribe in iTunes. Also, if you like the show, leave us a review.
Parking in ST3 (4:50) HOV3 Lanes (28:00) Kirkland light rail (34:55) Paine spur (41:15) SE Seattle restructure (43:20) Overnight Link bus (56:00) Metro’s long-range plan (1:02:10) http://traffic.libsyn.com/seattletransitblog/STB_podcast_016.mp3 As always, you can subscribe in iTunes. Also, if you like the show, leave us a review.
Martin and Frank discuss competing criteria for evaluating transit projects, the viability of Paine Field, ReachNow’s launch, and the case for 130th Street station. http://traffic.libsyn.com/seattletransitblog/STB_podcast_015.mp3 As always, you can subscribe in iTunes. Also, if you like the show, leave us a review.
Martin’s on vacation, so Frank and Zach talk about ST3, the Seattle Process, Pronto bike share, and what it’s like reporting for STB. http://traffic.libsyn.com/seattletransitblog/STB_podcast_014.mp3 As always, you can subscribe in iTunes. Also, if you like the show, leave us a review.
Frank and Martin talk about Ulink opening for a bit, then shift to the ST3 draft plan. We take a detour through the sustainability of the suburban model and speculate about a low-carbon future. Finally, the Washington caucuses. http://traffic.libsyn.com/seattletransitblog/STB_podcast_013.mp3 As always, you can subscribe in iTunes.