Archive of: Transportation

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Federal $$ to state maritime sector

The federal government has awarded half a million dollars to Washington state to support a campaign toward technological innovation in the maritime industry.

September 2017

Rains reduce fire closures for tourists

The cooler, wetter weather since Sunday has reduced the risk from persistent forest fires north of Mount Rainer, so a major tourism route around the national park reopened this afternoon.

September 2017

Seaport Alliance CEO honored

The innovative joint marketing approach between Port of Tacoma and its Seattle counterpart has drawn more plaudits for CEO John Wolfe of Northwest Seaport Alliance at an industry conference.

September 2017

Taking a ferry? Plan to wait

On the eve of summer's final long holiday weekend, state transportation planners are warning of huge volumes and long delays.

August 2017

More commuter trains coming

With more commuter trains to Seattle from the South Sound running standing-room only, the transit system is adding more trips, starting later in September.

August 2017

Link, Sounder boardings up over 2016

More South Sound residents are regularly riding Sounder rail trips heading north, and there is an increased traffic on downtown's Tacoma Link, too. Most of the light rail gain is attributed to concert traffic to and from Tacoma Dome.

August 2017

Transit study for Tacoma-Spanaway

With almost 14,000 more residents expected to live along Pacific Avenue from downtown Tacoma out to Spanaway by the year 2040, transit planners are looking for ways to grow ridership.

August 2017

Auburn VW named a ‘Top Place to Work’

The results of 2017 South Sound 'Top Places to Work' are being revealed this week through Facebook-Live events. First employer to be honored in Auburn Volkswagen and its owner, Matt Welch.

August 2017
Local transit drivers tops in state

Local transit drivers tops in state

Sharp driving skills and superb mechanical trouble-shooting demonstrated in a statewide competition again brought top recognition to the Capital area's Intercity Transit.

August 2017

JBLM forces, materiel on-the-move

South Sound-based soldiers and their battle equipment are in the midst of a short-notice deployment to southern California for a month-long war games exercise. Watch for shipments through local ports and via Air Force transport flights from McChord.

August 2017
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