Route 38 completes our list of slightly ridiculous single-purpose Metro runs in the wake of Link Light Rail. Currently a route that runs from Sodo to the Mt. Baker neighborhood, allowing a bypass of downtown congestion, it’s been whittled down to a shuttle between Beacon Hill and Mt. Baker stations, allowing those in need to avoid the climbing the extremely steep hill that is S. McClellan St. Luckily, the line is so short that it can be served by a single bus.
Two good tidbits from the TCC Blog:
- The Columbian has a noncommittal editorial about extending MAX light rail into Clark County. For media in this state, that’s tremendous progress.
- The Cascade Bicycle Club launched a site called Bikewise, to report crashes, hazards, and thefts across the country. I found the interface a bit cumbersome, but then I’m not a bicyclist. (Hint: click on “Crashes”, “Hazards”, or “Thefts” to get to a link where you can change the city from St. Louis). Q13 Fox had a report on it yesterday:
Perhaps Adam will expound on this site further.