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Op-Ed: What About a “Broken Windows” Approach to Traffic Safety?

29 Aug 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Are Seattle Drivers as Bad as Allstate Says?

28 Aug 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Gondola Gap! B.C. Opening Up Lead on Seattle

20 Aug 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Seattle Drivers Not Sure if They Have Hit Everyone Yet

31 Jul 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, Transportation

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Waterfront

25 Jul 2013 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics, Real Estate, Transportation

The Divorce: Washington State Republicans vs. Big Business & Boeing

23 Jul 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics, Transportation

A “Why Did That Boeing 787 Catch on Fire?” FAQ

18 Jul 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, Transportation

Will Road Rage in Sleepy West Seattle Fuel Drive for Street Safety?

17 Jul 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics, Transportation

What May Be the Coolest Video of a Culvert Installation Ever

15 Jul 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Reminder: 520 Bridge Closed for the Weekend

12 Jul 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Seattle’s Tunnel Boring Machine Waiting on Concrete Liner Maker’s Next Move

09 Jul 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

After Weekend Closure, a “Mercer East” Construction Update

08 Jul 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Is Rail the Answer for Seattle’s Waterfront Tourism & High-Capacity Transit?

28 Jun 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics, Transportation

With New “Radar” Feature, Car2go Now Finds You

25 Jun 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, Transportation

New Flyer Trolley Buses Taking Over in Hilly, Hydro-Powered West-Coast Cities

18 Jun 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

All-in-One Seattle Transit-Tracker Busdrone Now on Android

12 Jun 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, Transportation

Road News: Mercer Exit Closure, Cracked 520 Pontoons, Tunnel Tolls

07 Jun 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, Transportation

So How Do You Like car2go’s Glitchy Smart Cars and Customer Service?

06 Jun 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Op-Ed: Who Will Own the Driverless Car?

05 Jun 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Amtrak’s Extra Train to Bellingham Leaves Seattle at 8:15 AM

31 May 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, Transportation

Want to Help the University of Washington Upgrade Burke-Gilman Trail?

23 May 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

How to Get to the Light Rail at SeaTac Airport (Video)

22 May 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Civil Engineers Give Washington a “C” on Infrastructure Report Card

21 May 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics, Transportation

Alaska Airlines Gouging Them, Say Flight Attendants with Strained Smiles

20 May 2013 by Michael van Baker in Business, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Busdrone Lets You Watch Metro Buses (and More) Move Slowly in Real-Time

16 May 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, Transportation

Why Your King County Metro Bus Route’s Future is Up to the State

15 May 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Mayor McGinn: How About $3 Million More in Road Safety Improvements?

14 May 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, Politics, Transportation

Nathan Vass on Who Rides Route 358 (Part 2)

14 May 2013 by Guest Contributor in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Tesla’s Model S Bet Now Worth $8 Billion

09 May 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Forget Mercer Street! Mercer is Dead (Until Mid-2015)!

09 May 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Nathan Vass on What It’s Like to Drive Route 358 (Part 1)

08 May 2013 by Guest Contributor in Features, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Northwest Bucks National Trend Toward Increase in Traffic Deaths

08 May 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Seattle Times: Cyclists need “more than paint” for safety

03 May 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

A Traveler’s Take on King Street Train Station’s New Look

29 Apr 2013 by Arne Christensen in Features, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Sound Transit Adopts OneBusAway, While WhichBus Goes “Public”

26 Apr 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

King Street Station Waiting Room Reopens this Week

23 Apr 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

30% of King County Metro Routes May Disappear in “Bus Rapture”

01 Apr 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

2/3 of State Roads in Washington are Rated “Poor” or “Mediocre”

27 Mar 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics, Transportation

Don’t Drip & Drive this April

25 Mar 2013 by Michael van Baker in Announcements, Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

car2go Expands to Keep Up with Demand in Seattle

21 Mar 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics, Transportation

Seattle Takes Light Rail Train to Job Growth

12 Mar 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

What’s Your Bid for a 123-Foot Historic Fireboat Named Alki?

06 Mar 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

90 Days In, Seattle’s car2go Membership is Blowing Up

05 Mar 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

What if Amtrak Cascades Made Money? Lots of Money.

04 Mar 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

New WSDOT Chief Boards Runaway Trains of Viaduct & 520 Projects

21 Feb 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics, Transportation

Op-Ed: 2013 is “Year of the Gondola” in Seattle

19 Feb 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Who Made King County Transit the Tunnel Fall Guy?

05 Feb 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Both of WSDOT’s Seattle Megaprojects Off to a Bumpy Start

24 Jan 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

4 Things to Know About Using Car2Go

23 Jan 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Legislature Taking Another Look at Safer, Slower Speeds on City Streets

22 Jan 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Seattle’s Worst Bridges are Part of $1.8-Billion Maintenance Backlog

16 Jan 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

WhichBus Real-time Trip Planning Takes the Long Way Around

15 Jan 2013 by Michael van Baker in News, Transportation

Car2Go, Shared Life, and the Productivity of Possessions

11 Jan 2013 by Michael van Baker in Business, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Boeing’s 787 Program Sending Up Smoke Signals

07 Jan 2013 by Michael van Baker in Business, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

As Car2Go’s Seattle Run Begins, Avis Buys Zipcar

02 Jan 2013 by Michael van Baker in Business, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

How 520′s Toll Revenue Differs from WSDOT’s 2011 Projections

28 Dec 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Washington’s Electric Car Drivers to Get Hit With No-Gas Tax

26 Dec 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, Politics, Transportation

A Tale of Two Apps: Uber 2.0 & Zipcar

12 Dec 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Seattle Speeders Give School Zone Cameras Something to Click About

10 Dec 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Car2Go Bringing Its Glitchy One-Way Smart Car Trips to Seattle

03 Dec 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

New 520 Floating Bridge’s Pontoons are “Disaster,” Inspector Tells KOMO

20 Nov 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, Politics, Transportation

Waterfront Streetcar Suffers Still From City Leaders’ Malign Neglect

14 Nov 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Op-Ed: In-City Bicycling is Not a Road Race (cc: SDOT)

09 Nov 2012 by Michael van Baker in Health, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics, Transportation, Weather

Well-Salted Seattle Keeps an Online Watch on Winter Weather

01 Nov 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, Politics, Transportation, Weather

City Council’s Transportation Chair Wants to Slow Down Rapid Transit

31 Oct 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

How Do Mudslides Affect Sounder North’s Low Ridership?

19 Oct 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, Transportation, Weather

Op-Ed: Could the Tunnel Elect Mayor Mike McGinn Twice?

15 Oct 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics, Transportation

Amazon Buys in to Same-Day Employee-Delivery System Called “Streetcar”

10 Oct 2012 by Michael van Baker in Business, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Ride Free Area’s Door Closes, Free Downtown Circulator Door Opens

20 Sep 2012 by Michael van Baker in Health, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Sighted! Empty Parking Spots at University Village

14 Sep 2012 by Michael van Baker in Business, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Uff Da! Ballard Defies Trend Toward Cycling on Safer Streets

11 Sep 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Op-Ed: Making Political Hay Out of Port’s Tay Yoshitani

07 Sep 2012 by Michael van Baker in Business, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics, Transportation

Space Elevator Race Still Waiting for a Super Strong Cable

06 Sep 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Science, Transportation

Queen Anne, the Waterfront is Yours (Almost)!

05 Sep 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Allstate: You Really Suck at Driving, Seattle

28 Aug 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, Transportation

Boeing on 777X Timeline: New Jets are Hard!

23 Aug 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Will New Flight Paths Bring Quieter Seattle Skies?

21 Aug 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Inside the Luxe World of Klout Perks!

09 Aug 2012 by Michael van Baker in Business, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Will South Seattle Enter the Ozone Zone this Weekend?

09 Aug 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation, Weather

New Trip-Planning App WhichBus Reaches Private Beta

07 Aug 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Would You Pay to Park & Ride? Should You?

01 Aug 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, Transportation

How to Survive the Blue Angels

30 Jul 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, Transportation

Judge Calls WSDOT’s 520 Bridge Analysis “Objective,” Dismisses Suit

27 Jul 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics, Transportation

New War on Cars to be Led by Roads

25 Jul 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, Transportation

Seattle’s First Electric Car Wasn’t a Hybrid

23 Jul 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

The Greenways are Coming! (to Beacon Hill and Ballard)

19 Jul 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, Transportation

What’s a Working Waterfront Worth, Anyway?

18 Jul 2012 by Michael van Baker in Environment, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics, Real Estate, Transportation

Suddenly, E-Bikes are Everywhere You Look

12 Jul 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation, Travel

Op-Ed: Savor Our Waterfront Streetcars, Don’t Sell Them

27 Jun 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Politics, Transportation

University Village Hits Brakes on Parking Construction, Trumpets Concert Series

21 Jun 2012 by Michael van Baker in Business, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Wallingford’s Greenway Gets a Grand Opening This Saturday

15 Jun 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Memo to Jeff Bezos: Progress on Gondolas?!?

15 Jun 2012 by Michael van Baker in Business, Features, News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

TGIF! Weekend Traffic Predicted to be “Particularly Ugly” Saturday

08 Jun 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, Transportation

Captain Krezner’s Mini-Ferry Trips From UW to SLU are Back

24 May 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Seattle Bike Boxes Explained (Again), Plus New Bike Maps

17 May 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Nick Licata’s Costly Car-Towing Battle Set for a July Joust

15 May 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, Politics, Transportation

Seattle Subway: “We want it all, and we want it now”

08 May 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, Real Estate, Transportation

Alaskan Way Reroute Begins 2nd Week of May

01 May 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Foes of SR 520 Bridge-Embiggening File Opening Brief in Federal Lawsuit

26 Apr 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

Ferry Fares to Rise May 1 for Peak Season

24 Apr 2012 by Michael van Baker in News, NEWS_FEATURED, Transportation

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