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Bertha back to digging after crews replace 300 cutting tools

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:54:36 UT

The Washington State Department of Transportation announced Tuesday afternoon that Bertha was back to digging after yet another round of hyperbaric maintenance.

Uber sues Seattle to block union rules for drivers

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:27:41 UT

Uber filed a suit seeking to stop implementation of rules that would allow Uber, Lyft and other for-hire drivers to organize as a union.

Seattle's bike share program is no more

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 01:07:00 UT

City officials quietly announced late Friday that Seattle would end the Pronto bike share program as planned but wouldn't hold the money aside to switch to a new service.

Study looks at biofuel for flights out of Sea-Tac

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 18:42:35 UT

Sea-Tac Airport could become one of the first major U.S. airports to start using biofuel for every flight that leaves its tarmac.

Bertha getting fresh cutterhead tools ahead of final quarter of tunnel drive

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:12:47 UT

Bertha is taking a breather of sorts before setting out on the last 25 percent of the tunnel drive.

Accidents close long stretch of I-90 eastbound

Sat, 7 Jan 2017 23:17:13 UT

Sixty miles of eastbound Interstate 90 were closed Saturday afternoon due to multiple collisions and spinouts in icy weather, the state transportation department (WSDOT) announced.

UPDATE: I-90 eastbound reopened over Snoqualmie Pass

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 03:54:47 UT

The state Department of Transportation closed Interstate 90 eastbound over Snoqualmie Pass Tuesday night after heavy snowfall triggered multiple spinouts collisions, but was able to reopen them roughly 30 minutes later.

Merry travels: Best and worst travel days around Christmas

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 23:18:50 UT

Not matter what your travel plans are this holiday, traffic is likely to get a little rough out there. See what traffic data wrangler INRIX has to say about it in this post.

Driver union for Lyft, Uber, forces Seattle to ask tough questions about 'gig' economy

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 01:04:12 UT

At a time when, by some measures, the gig economy may be far outpacing growth in payroll jobs, Seattle is wrestling with the very question of what these jobs really are, and what protections gigging workers deserve.

Bertha hits 1,000 rings, set to finish tunnel mid-2017

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 00:32:39 UT

Bertha just passed 1,000 rings -- something around 70 percent through the tunnel dig. But don't get too excited. The tunnel won't open until early 2019.

Long backups over slick, icy Snoqualmie Pass

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 00:09:12 UT

Traffic is moving again, albeit fitfully, over Snoqualmie Pass after multiple spin-outs and collisions in the slick, snowy conditions forced temporary closures of Interstate 90 in both directions Friday afternoon, according to the Washington State Patrol and state Department of Transportation (WSDOT).

Minor delays at Sea-Tac airport amid snow

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 17:10:03 UT

The cold, snowy weather is causing minor delays at Sea-Tac International Airport Friday morning.

State Patrol: As many as 10 cars hit in I-5 hit-and-run

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 01:53:21 UT

Seattle police reportedly arrested one person Wednesday evening after a driver hit nine or 10 vehicles on Interstate 5 in Seattle.

Eastbound I-90 closed at Snoqualmie Pass

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 21:52:59 UT

Eastbound Interstate 90 is closed through Snoqualmie Pass Monday afternoon due to what the State Patrol describes as multiple semi-truck collisions that occurred east of the summit.

More people than ever are riding the light rail

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:39:03 UT

Sound Transit saw such an uptick in light rail riders this past quarter that the Link system saw more riders than express buses for the first time.