Puget Sound area transit http://www.kplu.org en Expect Seattle's own 'Carmageddon' during 9-day viaduct closure http://www.kplu.org/post/expect-seattles-own-carmageddon-during-9-day-viaduct-closure <p>It&rsquo;ll be the longest full closure of a Seattle area highway the region&rsquo;s ever dealt with. In less than two weeks, demolition begins on the south end of the Alaskan Way Viaduct. Several miles of <a href="http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/Viaduct/">State Route 99 will be closed</a> for nine days starting Oct 21<sup>st</sup>.&nbsp;</p><p>The state says all commuters will be affected &ndash; but none more than those near West Seattle. Mon, 10 Oct 2011 11:30:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 2850 at http://www.kplu.org Expect Seattle's own 'Carmageddon' during 9-day viaduct closure Seattle asking voters to approve a $60 car tab fee http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-asking-voters-approve-60-car-tab-fee <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-982167.mp3</p><p>Seattle voters will face a proposed car tab fee on the November ballot. The city council has unanimously agreed to ask for an additional $60 annually for the next 10 years to help pay for road and transit projects.&nbsp;</p><p>The news comes just a day after the King County Council added a temporary $20 car tab fee to maintain bus service.</p><p> Tue, 16 Aug 2011 22:56:11 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 2332 at http://www.kplu.org Puget Sound area transit links http://www.kplu.org/post/puget-sound-area-transit-links <p>These links to the major Puget Sound area transit agencies provide quick information about services and routes, schedule changes, and severe-weather disruptions and emergency operating information.</p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 15px; margin-left: 0px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22px; "><a href="http://metro.kingcounty.gov/">Metro Transit</a></p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 15px; margin-left: 0px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22px; "><a href="http://www.soundtransit.org/" style="color: rgb(0, 82, 155); text-decoration: none; ">Sound Transit</a></p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 15px; margin-left: 0px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22px; "><a href="http://www.piercetransit.org/" style="color: rgb(0, 82, 155); text-decoration: none; ">Pierce County Transit</a></p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 15px; margin-left: 0px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22px; "><a href="http://www.commtrans.org/" style="color: rgb(0, 82, 155); text-decoration: none; ">Community Transit</a>&nbsp;(Snohomish County)</p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 15px; margin-left: 0px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22px; "><a href="http://www.intercitytransit.com/Pages/default.aspx" style="color: rgb(0, 82, 155); text-decoration: none; ">Intercity Transit</a>&nbsp;(Thurston County)</p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 15px; margin-left: 0px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22px; "><a href="http://www.kitsaptransit.org/" style="color: rgb(0, 82, 155); text-decoration: none; ">Kitsap Transit</a></p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 15px; margin-left: 0px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22px; "> Mon, 21 Feb 2011 16:05:56 +0000 KPLU News Staff 208 at http://www.kplu.org