Seattle Streets http://www.kplu.org en LED streetlight test puts Seattle arterial in national spotlight http://www.kplu.org/post/led-streetlight-test-puts-seattle-arterial-national-spotlight <p>Later today, road crews will shut down a 15-block stretch of a major arterial in Seattle&rsquo;s Ballard neighborhood. For three nights, the city is testing the use of new LED lighting to replace old-fashioned street lamps.</p><p>The study is part of a regional effort that could set the standard for more energy efficient streetlights across the country.</p><p> Tue, 06 Mar 2012 18:17:53 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 4341 at http://www.kplu.org LED streetlight test puts Seattle arterial in national spotlight Transportation fix – finally? Or is it the wrong plan? http://www.kplu.org/post/transportation-fix-%E2%80%93-finally-or-it-wrong-plan <p>If you ever drive or walk in Seattle, it&rsquo;s easy to spot places where the streets and bus system could work better. Voters have a chance to make improvements this fall, if they approve a $60 licensing fee on every car in the city.</p><p>However, some complain that the measure would cost too much and deliver too little.&nbsp; Thu, 27 Oct 2011 01:36:23 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 2996 at http://www.kplu.org Transportation fix – finally? Or is it the wrong plan? Seattle update: snowplows out, some streets closed http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-update-snowplows-out-some-streets-closed <p>Snowplows are working icy Seattle streets this morning after a nightmare Monday snowstorm and deep freeze left many roads impassable.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 23 Nov 2010 17:32:29 +0000 Gary Davis 203 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle update: snowplows out, some streets closed