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Negotiations On Transportation To Begin Next Week

Transportation leaders say that negotiations on a revenue package for roads and projects won’t begin until the middle of next week.

CBS Seattle–04/09/2015

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New Water Taxi To Move People Between Seattle And Vashon

A new water taxi is set to transport people between downtown Seattle and Vashon Island staring Wednesday.

CBS Seattle–04/08/2015

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Transportation Officials Say New Cracks On Viaduct

The latest inspection of the Alaskan Way Viaduct found additional ground settlement, wider cracks and two new cracks on columns near the area where the Seattle Tunnel Partners are working to fix Bertha, the giant tunnel boring machine that is supposed to dig the highway tunnel to replace the viaduct along Seattle’s waterfront.

CBS Seattle–04/07/2015

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Uber Close To Return In Portland, Oregon, With Regulations

Months after suspending operations in Portland, Uber is on the verge of returning to the city and operating under regulations.

CBS Seattle–04/07/2015

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Seattle Mayor Proposes $900 Million Transportation Levy

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is pushing a $900 million levy to pay for transportation improvements.

CBS Seattle–03/18/2015

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State Is Close To Raising Tolls On Tacoma Narrows Bridge

A citizen committee’s recommendation to raise the Tacoma Narrows Bridge tolls 50 cents each of the next two summers has been approved by the Washington State Transportation Commission.

CBS Seattle–03/18/2015

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Alaskan Way Viaduct Settles In Deeper

The Alaskan Way Viaduct has settled up to a quarter inch during the past month, but transportation officials say the waterfront structure is still safe.

CBS Seattle–02/13/2015

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Department of Ecology Wants Feedback About Low Carbon Fuels

The state Department of Ecology is seeking feedback on a controversial rule aimed at lowering the carbon intensity of transportation fuels over time.

CBS Seattle–02/04/2015

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Uber Suspends Operations In Portland For 3 Months

Less than two weeks after the ride-hailing app Uber launched in Portland without officials’ approval, the company said it is suspending operations for three months to work out its differences with the city.

12/18/2014

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Seattle Voters May Find November Ballot Confusing

Seattle voters may need some extra help figuring out the November ballot landing in their mailbox this week. That’s because there are four items up for a vote all called proposition or petition No. 1.

CBS Seattle–10/17/2014

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