Archive of: Transportation

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Feds make next ST loan advance

The next $88-million in federal loans for light rail projects by Sound Transit has been completed, as the agency builds out the commuter passenger service to Bellevue-Redmond.

June 2017

UPRR to invest east of Cascades

A leading rail carrier of cargo destined to and from South Sound ports announced its investment plans for the state today. The spending will all be in wheat county of Eastern Washington.

June 2017

South Sound aero reps hail Paris results

Company representatives from South Sound aerospace suppliers were effusive about a successful trade show, as they prepared to leave Paris and return home today.

June 2017

Boeing soars at Paris show

Western Washington's aerospace industry collected the most orders at this week's Pair Air Show, with Boeing counting 571 jetliners sold. Many of those will have South Sound components.

June 2017

Growing job categories

Pierce County payroll jobs grew by 3,500 from May to June, with most of those gains in three industrial sectors.

June 2017

A ‘free car giveaway’ next month

A Tacoma auto body and collision repair shop is looking for someone who needs wheels, and will award a free car to a deserving individual next month.

June 2017

Teamsters secure contract for Kent

Labor negotiators have apparently resolved a dispute that was threatening a possible strike by crews that collect recycling and yard waste in Kent, Bellevue, Seattle and Lynnwood.

June 2017

More big cranes coming to Tacoma port

Preparing for expected future growth in container ship calls to Tacoma, four more high-lift cranes will be ordered after a decision by managers today.

June 2017

State regulator fines movers

Unregistered moving companies operating locally, including two with Auburn and Kent bases of operation, have been fined by the state.

June 2017

Pierce Transit pays $105k for not re-hiring

A returning military member was not rehired by Pierce Transit, which will now pay for lost earnings and benefits under a settlement reached with federal law enforcement.

June 2017
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