Transportation

Because being there is what's most important, WPC's Center for Transportation researches and analyzes the best practices for relieving traffic congestion by recapturing a vision of a system based on freedom of movement.

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Union Contracts Behind Prop 1?

April 18, 2014 in In the News
King County Republican Party
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King County Republican Party
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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Audit requested by WPC on Columbia River Crossing project released by Auditor’s Office

April 18, 2014 in Blog

The State Auditor’s Office released the results from a WPC-requested audit on the Columbia River Crossing project a few days ago.

King County Proposition 1’s regressive tax increases may fund stalled union contract

April 16, 2014 in Blog

King County Metro Transit officials may use new revenue from regressive sales and car taxes enacted under April 22nd’s Proposition 1 to provide money to speed negotiations over a stalled three-year union contract.

John and Tom discuss the pro and con arguments for Prop. 1.

April 16, 2014 in In the News
KIRO Radio
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KIRO Radio
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Under the microscope: Metro’s big transit vote

April 16, 2014 in In the News
The Seattle Times
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The Seattle Times
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

King County Metro officials confirm windfall tax revenues; plan to impose 92% of planned service cuts

April 15, 2014 in Blog

King County Metro officials reported on the  $30 million windfall in sales tax revenues they are receiving this year.  Speaking at a committee briefing for members of the King County Council this afternoon, Dwight Dively, Director of the Office of Performance, Strategy, and Budget, called the unexpected new money “...really good news.”  But it may not be good news to Metro riders.