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The counting is over: Washington counties certify results of 2016 general election

The count­ing of bal­lots in Wash­ing­ton’s 2016 gen­er­al elec­tion has come to an end, with coun­ties cer­ti­fy­ing the results a full three weeks after elec­tion day. King Coun­ty Elec­tions report­ed that final vot­er turnout was 82%, exceed­ing the statewide aver­age of 78.75% across all thir­­ty-nine coun­ties. “The depart­ment cer­ti­fied the results, which offi­cial­ly declared win­ners for […]

Posted inPolicy Topics, Public Planning

Big milestone for Sound Transit: Ridership on Link light rail has surpassed that of ST Express

Rid­er­ship on Sound Tran­sit’s Link light rail line just keeps going up. Today, Sound Tran­sit released its lat­est rid­er­ship num­bers, show­ing a 71% increase in Link light rail rid­er­ship com­pared to the same peri­od in 2015. The mas­sive growth is being dri­ven to a large degree by the Uni­ver­si­ty Link exten­sion, which brought light rail to […]