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Daily Archives: June 23rd, 2016

Brexit vote: “Leave” wins stunning victory, but Scotland and N. Ireland vote to Remain

Excerpt: A major­i­ty of vot­ers in the Unit­ed King­dom of Great Britain have decid­ed to break up with the Euro­pean Union, British mass media out­lets are pro­ject­ing, stun­ning finan­cial mar­kets and pun­dits who had pre­dict­ed a vic­to­ry for the Remain cam­paign when all was said and done. At around mid­night East­ern time and 9 PM Pacif­ic, […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Sound Transit Board sends ST3 to ballot; Mass Transit Now campaign launches to pass it

Excerpt: Sound Tran­sit’s eigh­teen mem­ber Board of Direc­tors vot­ed unan­i­mous­ly to adopt the revised draft ST3 (Phase III) plan and refer it to the vot­ers of urban King, Pierce, and Sno­homish coun­ties this after­noon, suc­cess­ful­ly con­clud­ing sev­er­al years of exten­sive plan­ning and pub­lic out­reach. Board Chair Dow Con­stan­tine thanked Sound Tran­sit staff for their hard work […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Our Environment, Public Planning
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YES on Sound Transit 3: Now is the time to make a bold investment in regional mobility

Excerpt: Edi­tor’s Note: Today at Union Sta­tion, I spoke in favor of Sound Tran­sit’s ST3 plan, and urged the Sound Tran­sit Board of Direc­tors to place it on the bal­lot. The fol­low­ing is the text of my pre­pared tes­ti­mo­ny. I deliv­ered an abbre­vi­at­ed ver­sion of these remarks before the Board dur­ing its pub­lic com­ment peri­od. Good […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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