- The Seattle Weekly looks at the $611M for parking in the ST3 Draft Plan.
- Metro is looking at a potential restructure of Late Night/Owl bus service and wants to hear how you use transit late at night (survey closes May 4).
- Demolition of the first 11 homes along 112th Ave SE are set to begin as East Link’s construction begins with the south tunnel portal in Downtown Bellevue. See Sound Transit’s map of the demolitions in its latest Project Update.
- County Councilmember and ST Boardmember Dave Upthegrove is looking to trade arterials for trails, will run for Commissioner of Public Lands.
- Swelling reserves mean a 59,000 service hour boost for Pierce Transit. The new hours get them roughly half way back to their pre-recession levels.
- BMW’s ReachNow carsharing service is now live in Seattle, with similar pricing to Car2Go with much nicer vehicles. More coverage coming on this soon.
- If you missed TCC’s forum on ST3, check out the combined livetweets of STB, The Stranger’s Heidi Groover, Publicola’s Josh Feit, and Laura Bernstein of @YIMBYsea.
- Improvements on Rainier Ave S – and a good chunk of bike projects citywide – are being quietly delayed. The Stranger’s Charles Mudede takes another look at Rainier’s daily chaos.
- The Beacon Hill Station bike cage is now open, offering unlimited parking for $50/year.
This is an open thread.