Tag: Northgate light rail station

SOUND TRANSIT MOVING FORWARD ON NEW LINES AND TOD

July 30th, 2013

July was a very productive month for Sound Transit! This month Sound Transit: Approved a $440 million contract to build the tunnel from the UW Station to Northgate; Defined choices for the next extension to Lynnwood, with the Board scheduled to select a Preferred Alternative in November; Approved a turn back track in the Downtown […]

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NORTHGATE LIGHT RAIL STATION ACCESS PLAN

June 28th, 2012

Today, Thursday, June 28, the Sound Transit Board unanimously approved my motion to create a new access strategy for the Northgate light rail station.  This motion is the first effort to implement the new Sound Transit Board’s policy direction that emphasizes developing a variety of access modes to get riders to Sound Transit stations.  It […]

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CHANGING SOUND TRANSIT POLICIES ON TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT

March 13th, 2012

The Sound Transit Board will engage in a policy discussion about integrating and valuing transit oriented development (TOD) at a Board retreat scheduled for early April.  Sound Transit (ST) has focused on building and operating transit systems, and has been especially cautious to maintain this focus with strong financial oversight since the financial problems that […]

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