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New SR 99 Deep Bore Tunnel Project Fact Sheets And Maps From WSDOT

Two community open houses were held earlier this week, in Ballard and West Seattle, by the Washington State Department of Transportation, King County DOT, and the City of Seattle DOT. At the events, WSDOT made available some new fact sheets and maps to help answer questions about the inland downtown deep bored tunnel picked to replace the earthquake-prone Alaskan Way Read More ›

County Foot-Ferry Tax Proposed

In his new 2008 budget, King County Executive Ron Sims has proposed a property tax hike of 5 cents per $100,000 assessed valuation to fund a King County passenger-only ferry district. Gregory Roberts reports in today’s Seattle Post-Intelligencer: A 5-cent tax would cost $20 a year for the owner of a $400,000 home; Sims will send a specific proposal to Read More ›