The rules of the BAT lanes on 15th Ave just south of the Ballard Bridge have been confusing since day one. Our sister site, MagnoliaVoice, is reporting that Seattle Police […]
Five small-scale projects to improve the neighborhood have been given the green light. At last month’s Ballard District Council meeting we learned that 40 of 160 applications for the Neighborhood […]
King County Executive Ron Sims has released new sales tax figures which “pose one of the most serious financial emergencies” in the history of Metro Transit. How serious? As much as a 20 percent cut in bus service by next year.
“These new figures mean we are faced with doing what nobody wants, which is deep cuts in local and commuter bus service next year that would take service levels back to the early 1990s,” said Sims. Two-thirds of Metro’s funding originates from sales tax. We’ve posted Metro’s press release below.