For the past four years, from Sodo to South Lake Union, a 9,270-foot underground dig has unfolded to bring Seattle the world’s largest tunnel, part of the $3.1 billion replacement of the Alaskan Way Viaduct. The tunnel ($2 billion of that), while beset by not-inconsiderable setbacks, is also a project marked by engineering marvels on a Brobdingnagian scale. Take an underground tour with our exclusive photo essay.
Lake Washington is a magnificent community asset, but it’s a barrier where traffic is concerned. Michael Christ has a solution. He’d like to reintroduce passenger ferries, which graced the region’s waterways from the 1850s to the 1930s.
#manintree perhaps best summarizes the overall WTF zeitgeist of 2016
For Carey Evenson, who shares one car with her husband, Car2Go has been a lifesaver on more than one occasion.
For those of you who can’t part with your car, a new company launched last fall promises to make getting around a bit easier.
The world’s largest-diameter tunnel boring machine (TBM) is travelling all the way from Osaka, Japan to dig the two-mile-long tunnel that will replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct.
A funny thing happened while I was going to my place of grudging acceptance this morning: I found this WSDOT photo of a baby peregrine falcon that lives with two siblings under the Ship Canal Bridge. A WSDOT biologist (yes!
A Wrecking Brawl
Charging stations are popping up all over the city, making it easier for Seattleites to turn to green, clean electric-powered cars.
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