Transportation

Community Transit announces fall changes

Community Transit announces fall changes

Community Transit is adding new bus service this fall, the first non-grant-funded service improvements since 2009, as a result of to improving sales tax revenue, The agency is adding 7,500 hours of new bus service, while efficiency changes will redistribute another 6,000 hours of service on the streets. The fall service change takes place Monday, Sept. 29. It will: Provide more mid-day service and... »

New on My Edmonds News TV: Ride with Larry Vogel along Sunset Avenue

New on My Edmonds News TV: Ride with Larry Vogel along Sunset Avenue

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Sound Transit issues summer Lynnwood Link project update

Sound Transit issues summer Lynnwood Link project update

Sound Transit’s Lynnwood Link outreach team, in a summer project update, said that it has talked about the latest designs, reviewed the project schedule, answered project related questions and discussed current service with approximately 1,000 residents over the summer. Many of the questions the outreach team received this summer were about travel times once the Lynnwood Link Extension is complete... »

Ride the Sounder train to the Washington State Fair

Ride the Sounder train to the Washington State Fair

If you’re looking for something fun to do the next couple of weekends, Sound Transit has an idea for you. Ride the Sounder Train to the Washington State Fair in Puyallup. Enjoy a relaxing ride and forget the hassles of freeway driving and paying for parking. Trains run on Saturdays, Sept. 13 and 20, serving nine stations between Everett and Puyallup, including Edmonds. Take a free shuttle between ... »

New on My Edmonds News TV: Larry Vogel drives the Five Corners Roundabout

New on My Edmonds News TV: Larry Vogel drives the Five Corners Roundabout

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Updated: Edmonds/Kingston ferry run now back to two-boat service

Update at 1:55 p.m.: Here’s another update from our online news partner The Seattle Times: Regular, two-ferry service on the Edmonds-Kingston route was to resume with the 12:50 p.m. Kingston departure. The two boats serving the route — the Walla Walla and the Spokane — were both tied in their slips in Kingston early Monday when the crew discovered the spill, said Marta Coursey, spokeswoman f... »

Are you ready for the roundabout? Five Corners revision to start Sept. 2

While construction is scheduled to continue through October, the Five Corners Roundbout will become a reality next week. According to a City of Edmonds announcement, on Tuesday, Sept. 2 the Five Corners intersection at 212th Street Southwest and 84th Avenue West will begin operating as a roundabout both during and after construction hours. Information on how to drive a roundabout can be found on t... »

Cascade Bicycle Club to host informational meeting on bike trains, walking school buses on Aug. 28

Cascade Bicycle Club to host informational meeting on bike trains, walking school buses on Aug. 28

The Cascade Bicycle Club is hosting an informational meeting on bike trains and walking school buses on Thursday, Aug. 28 at the Edmonds School District Offices. The meeting is from 6-7 p.m. and is in room 101. The informational meeting will discuss what a bike train and walking school bus is and how to start bike trains/walking school buses for schools, students, parents and families. The Club al... »

Edmonds-Kingston ferry run back to two boats

Edmonds-Kingston ferry run back to two boats

The Edmonds-Kingston ferry route is now back to two boats. The Washington State Ferries had transferred one of the Edmonds-Kingston route boats to the Seattle-Bainbridge run following a power outage on the ferry Tacoma Tuesday, resulting in long delays for drivers in both Edmonds and Kingston Wednesday. On Thursday afternoon, the ferry system added a second ferry, the Chelan, to restore two-boat s... »

Long mid-week wait for Edmonds ferry after breakdown on Seattle-Bainbridge route

Long mid-week wait for Edmonds ferry after breakdown on Seattle-Bainbridge route

Expect to see long lines normally reserved for the weekends along the road leading to the Edmonds-Kingston ferry terminal Wednesday. That’s because the route is down to one boat after the Washington State Ferries lost one of its boats from the Seattle-Bainbridge run Tuesday due to mechanical failure. A decision was made to transfer a boat from the Edmonds-Kingston route to Seattle-Bainbridge... »

Happening nearby: City of MLT hosting Lakeview Trail Open House Wednesday, July 30

Happening nearby: City of MLT hosting Lakeview Trail Open House Wednesday, July 30

For those who in southeast Edmonds, the design for the Lakeview Trail project is nearing completion and the City of Mountlake Terrace is holding an open house from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 30, at the Mickey Corso Community Clubhouse at Ballinger Park. There will be a short presentation at 7 p.m. The Lakeview Trail project will construct safe, convenient, and strategically located bicyc... »

City of Edmonds to close 200th St. S.W. between 76th and 80th due to sewer main work

The City of Edmonds contractor working on the city’s annual sewermain replacement project has encountered unexpected soil conditions during deep excavation along 200th Street Southwest, west of 76th Avenue. To protect public safety, 200th between 76th and 80th Avenues West will be closed to through traffic until the new sewermain is completed, anticipated July 23. Local access will remain fo... »

Long traffic delays as Five Corners roundabout construction hits high gear

Long traffic delays as Five Corners roundabout construction hits high gear

The old saying “it’ll get worse before it gets better” sure fits the current state of traffic flow past the Five Corners roundabout construction site. The project is now in full swing, and it’s more congested than ever. Traffic is down to one lane in all directions, and as crews move from one part of the project to another, that lane can shift locations several times daily.... »

City of Edmonds to host public meeting on 76th Avenue transportation projects

City of Edmonds to host public meeting on 76th Avenue transportation projects

The City of Edmonds is hosting a public meeting on Wednesday, June 18th, at 6 p.m. in the City of Edmonds Public Works Cafeteria (located at 7110 210th St. S.W.) regarding the following transportation projects: • 76th Avenue and 212th Street Southwest Intersection Improvements • 76th Avenue re-striping project from 220th Street Southwest to Olympic View Dr. The City of Edmonds has completed 60 per... »

Scene in Edmonds: New state ferry Tokitae makes an appearance

Scene in Edmonds: New state ferry Tokitae makes an appearance

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State seeks federal funds for transportation planning, including S. Snohomish County light rail stations

South Snohomish County residents could see mobility improvements if the federal government provides funding for a Washington State Department of Transportation planning proposal for Seattle to Lynnwood multimodal redevelopment. The proposed planning study — one of three planning applications submitted for federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant funds, is ... »

Curb the Congestion program expands to I-405

Curb the Congestion program expands to I-405

People who drive on I-405 between I-5 and Highway 522 are now eligible to receive personal assistance and financial incentives to reduce their drive-alone trips. This corridor is the latest congested roadway to be added to the Curb the Congestion program, which has helped nearly 3,650 people remove 375,000 drive-alone trips since 2008. Curb the Congestion is a program to reduce traffic and encoura... »

No Sounder commuter train service on Thursday

Sounder commuter train service between Seattle and Everett is canceled Thursday, April 3. An additional 24 hours is needed due to the size and extent of clean-up required from Tuesday’s mudslide, Sound Transit said in an announcement. Special buses will be provided with direct service to and from Northline Sounder stations in addition to local bus service. If there are no additional events, Sounde... »

Tuesday evening Sounder train service canceled due to mudslides

Sounder commuter train service between Seattle and Everett is canceled for the evening commute April 2 due to mudslides. Sound Transit will provide special buses with direct service to/from Northline Sounder stations in addition to local bus service. Seattle – Edmonds buses: Special buses to Edmonds Station will pre-board at 5th and King Street and will depart from 4th Ave. S. and S. Jackson... »

Sounder train commuters: Here’s your alternate bus service for Thursday morning

Sounder commuter train service between Everett and Seattle is canceled through Thursday, March 20 due to a mudslide. If there are no additional events, regular train service will resume Friday, March 21 for the morning commute. Edmonds-Seattle Thursday morning bus service Special buses will depart Edmonds Station at 6:41 a.m. and 7:41 a.m. at the north side of the Amtrak lot. Riders may also board... »

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