Memorial Day Weekend + Great Weather = Traffic

This morning I heard a brief blurb about this weekend’s traffic. It’s going to be lovely, and there are some great events like Folklife going on (besides Folklife, my favorite so far is Tankfest in Everett at Paine Field. Everyone will be on the roads! Expect horrible traffic throughout the Puget Sound region, and plan Read More …

So, it’s official: passenger service is coming to Paine Field

I came across this at the Seattle Times: “Alaska Airlines will start passenger flights from Everett’s Paine Field” This has been hinted at for years, and then boldly stated (“Paine Field wins FAA’s approval for commercial airline flights” from 2012 and “Snohomish County OKs plan for commercial passenger terminal at Paine Field” more recently, in Read More …

It’s May Day: Expect Wacky Traffic In Seattle Today

Came across this article and thought it worth sharing, even though I won’t be going into the city and sharing in the misery. Please Plan Ahead for Traffic Impacts on May Day onthemove.seattle.gov – Sue Romero – Apr 27, 10:17 AM SDOT advises travelers that on Monday, May 1, a number of demonstrations and rallies Read More …

Southbound I-5 Silver Lake rest area to close Wednesday, April 26

You know that little rest area on I5 south, right by the truck scales south of Everett Mall? If you don’t, well, fret not…I know many people who’ve lived here their whole lives who are oblivious to it’s existence. I’ve stopped there a handful of times. But, since most of my driving in this area Read More …

Traffic Fun on 196th and 64th in Lynnwood

I live really close by and am <sarcasm>delighted at the added fun. </sarcasm> Oh well….be advised and forewarned. Water Main Break on 64th Ave W Causes Extended Road Closure Lynnwood Utility Crews will begin repair work Friday morning LYNNWOOD, WA (April 28, 2016) – Early This morning, a private contractor inadvertently hit a water main on Read More …

Some thoughts on Lynnwood’s future

I watched a video about the rail link and it’s plan to make it up here. (Check out the site and video here)  It’s very promising. I love the idea of a 28 minute trip to downtown Seattle where I don’t have any concerns about parking. I love this future. Especially since I really don’t Read More …

Upcoming Road Closure – 68th Ave West

Hey Lynnwood Folks, If you’re planning on using 68th right by Edmonds Community College, you’ll want to be prepared for this.   Lift Station and Force Main 16 Project Upcoming Road Closure – 68th Ave West The contractor for the Lift Station and Force Main 16 project intends to begin extending the sewer force main Read More …

Hitting the Slopes Soon?

The WSDOT has some great resources for those heading up to the slopes. Check out the Mountain Pass website before you leave home. You’ll see current conditions and key details like whether you need chains or all-wheel drive. They also have a whole Winter Driving section, making your life easier and less dramatic. With that, I’d recommend Read More …

To the Jeep that passed the school bus on 68th a few minutes ago

Brown Jeep Cherokee, newer model. Blasted through the center turn lane, past by all the cars waiting for the school bus. You know, the one with the red blinking lights. They’re on for a reason. Punk! I tried to get his license, but was too slow. My deepest hope is for karma to body slam Read More …

Changes Afoot In Lynnwood

Over the past few weeks, major construction projects have started which will significantly impact Lynnwood. In particular, there are three large multi-family projects in process. 1) The CityCenter apartments on 196th & 36th, right across from the Convention Center, 2) the Lynnwood CityCenter Senior Living Apartments just north of 196th on 40th, 3) Lynnwood Place, next Read More …