new Seattle arena http://www.kplu.org en What Seattle’s NBA arena might look like http://www.kplu.org/post/what-seattle-s-nba-arena-might-look <p>City and county officials said yes to the $490 million deal, so <a href="http://www.sonicsarena.com" target="_blank">Chris Hansen et al.</a> have submitted a preliminary design for the proposed NBA arena to be located in Seattle’s SODO neighborhood.</p><p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 22:37:56 +0000 Jake Ellison 7146 at http://www.kplu.org What Seattle’s NBA arena might look like Longshore Union challenging new Seattle NBA arena plan http://www.kplu.org/post/longshore-union-challenging-new-seattle-nba-arena-plan <p>The Longshore Union has announced its intent to file a legal challenge to the proposed basketball arena in the industrial area south of downtown Seattle.</p><p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 18:08:21 +0000 The Associated Press 6702 at http://www.kplu.org Should Seattle vote on NBA arena? Port calls it a 'job killer' http://www.kplu.org/post/should-seattle-vote-nba-arena-port-calls-it-job-killer <p>Port officials say placing a new sports arena in Seattle&#39;s SoDo neighborhood without significant transportation improvements would be a &quot;job killer.&quot; And one King County councilman wondered if area residents shouldn&#39;t vote on the idea.</p><p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 00:55:30 +0000 The Associated Press & Paula Wissel 5331 at http://www.kplu.org Should Seattle vote on NBA arena? Port calls it a 'job killer' Preview: Traffic concerns legitimate for proposed new arena http://www.kplu.org/post/preview-traffic-concerns-legitimate-proposed-new-arena <p>Members of the King County Council this week raised concerns about a proposed new arena in Seattle&#39;s SoDo district. Among the concerns is increased traffic - the same reason the Mariners, Port of Seattle and many SoDo businesses have come out against the idea of building third arena in the area.</p><p>KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel shares his insight on this issue tomorrow morning at 5:35 and 7:35 on 88.5 KPLU. Check back here for a blog of our conversation.</p> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 20:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 4803 at http://www.kplu.org Preview: Traffic concerns legitimate for proposed new arena