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 …

Lynnwood Light Rail Link

Back in April, Sound Transit choose it’s light rail station locations which will bring service up into Lynnwood.  As someone who has lived in Lynnwood and commuted to both downtown Seattle and the Eastside, this chart jazzes me. Accessing downtown Seattle with a predictable 28 minute trip should be very helpful for both commuters as Read More …

Rare Opportunity: Tour of the new 520 Floating Bridge

As part of the construction of the new 520 bridge, the Washington State DOT will be offering tours. I’m not aware of this being offered before, so it’s pretty unique. Full Public Tour Information here. Basic details below. Key thing: Advanced registration is required. SR 520 Floating Bridge Tour Dates Tours will be held monthly Read More …

Passion, Connection, Transportation

I’m often giving a lift to one of the teens at my taekwondo studio, and I’m often pinged for last minute rides, sometimes involving a fair amount of driving. A few friends question why I make myself that accessible for such. “Am I just being a sucker”? The short answer: “no”. I deeply value helping Read More …

WA State Department of Transportation update for Snohomish County

I signed up for these email alerts some time back, and have greatly valued them. Thus, I share them with you, hoping you’ll gain valuable insight and the ability to manage your transportation needs. Cheers! And, now, with no further adieu…..   WSDOT NEWS        Washington State Department of Transportation Snohomish County  Highway and construction Updates – October 10, Read More …

New Bridges : Saving the Sanity of Skagit County

After the bridge collapse up over the Skagit, the powers that be have been working feverishly to get something in place ASAP. I’ve been quite impressed with both the speed in which the pieces are coming together, but also the great levels of communication with the public. Here’s a look at the process (I think Read More …

A Wild Day In The Skagit River Valley

While I’m getting my son dinner ready, I see a tweet from a reporter friend stating the I5 bridge crossing the Skagit River has collapsed.   This image comes through Twitter, and I know this will be bad. via @Gina_SVH I’ve crossed this hundreds of times, know it well, and understand the impact this will Read More …