Commutes are getting longer, and it’s no surprise. The area is growing, and not just in Seattle proper. More jobs in Seattle mean more people all over the area—and southeast King County, far less dense than Seattle and with limited transportation options, is feeling the ramifications of more cars on the road.
This week, athletes are converging on a world-class city. That could sound like Seattle, but the media coverage for the next few weeks is going to be focused on Rio, the host city of the 2016 Summer Olympics. But, what if it did happened here?
As the weekend approaches, let's take a look around the Seattle real estate listings to find some examples of the strange, the weird and just the plain terrible. (Come across one we missed? Let us know...)
When ST3 was unveiled, timelines like 2033 for West Seattle and 2038 for Ballard might have been better than nothing but still felt eons away. Thanks to new "financial assumptions," Sound Transit has bumped up some of their long-range deadlines.
The 77-year-old company is going to leave their longtime Kent home and move to Bellevue's new Spring District by 2020. The Spring District's light-rail station is also expected to open by 2023, making it a much more desirable location for companies.