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Everett Leaders Respond To Sound Transit Inquiry On Light Rail Alignment Alternatives

December 5, 2021

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This week the City of Everett is letting Sound Transit know what its most important concerns are for the extension of light rail from Lynnwood to downtown Everett. The City has outlined goals and priorities for the project as the Early Scoping process gets underway. The process starting now is expected to last into early […]

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Early Scoping + Preferred Alternatives Could Change The Plan For Everett Light Rail

November 7, 2021

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Sound Transit is starting what it calls “Early Scoping” for the extension of Light Rail to Everett, Washington. Here is what the agency posted regarding the process getting underway. Take note of what we highlighted in bold below covering Early Scoping and Preferred Alternatives. There is also a YouTube video with more information. The Everett Link […]

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Everett Station Area Won’t See Light Rail Until 2041

August 6, 2021

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As we first reported in June, Light Rail to the Everett Station area won’t happen as voters were promised under ST3 in 2016. Back then the north end of the so-called spine between Tacoma and Everett, Washington was to be completed in 2036. After a special meeting Thursday the Sound Transit Board of Directors voted […]

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Executive Somers Urges Contacting Sound Transit Board Members Ahead Of Realignment Vote

August 4, 2021

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Tomorrow (August 5th) Sound Transit Board will consider the following action in what they call “realignment” that could push light rail to Everett back even further. . Business Items • Realignment presentation A. Resolution No. R2021-05: Establishing a flexible framework to implement the ST2 and ST3 plans that (1) allows project work to proceed right […]

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Sound Transit “Phasing” Could Bring Light Rail To Mariner Park And Ride In 2038

June 17, 2021

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Some interesting revelations contained in a Sound Transit briefing yesterday to the Seattle City Council’s Transportation Committee. As part of the briefing on timelines, representatives from Sound Transit introduced the concept of “Phasing” where they adjust projects to what can be done. It was explained as a common approach used around the country and the […]

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Everett City Council May Go On Offensive Over Light Rail Worries

February 27, 2021

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At last Wednesday’s Everett City Council meeting Councilmember Scott Murphy expressed great concern over what he called broken promises from Sound Transit regarding Light Rail to Everett. Murphy cited a Motion passed back in 1994 under Sound Transit 2 that declared Light Rail to Everett was a priority. He provided this copy of the motion. […]

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