Seattle's Sound Transit Projects $4B Shrinkage of Tax Revenue
- Sounder expands. // Railway Gazette International;Feb2004, Vol. 160 Issue 2, p66
Reports that U.S. urban rail operator Sound Transit ran its first commuter rail service between Everett and Seattle in Washington on December 2, 2003. Negotiations that followed the launch; Agreement for expanding Sounder services north from Seattle to Everett and south from Tacoma to Lakewood...
- Seattle Seeks Supplier Input. // Railway Age;Mar99, Vol. 200 Issue 3, p32
Reports that Sound Transit organization asked for letters of interest from suppliers wishing to participate in construction of the Central Link Light Rail Line in Seattle, Washington. Suppliers needed by the Sound Transit.
- Troubled transit in Seattle. Sebree, G. Mac // Trains;May2002, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p30
Reports on a funding for a rail-transit plan of Sound Transit's Puget Sound in Seattle, Washington. Length of commuter rail line required by the design; Agency charged with building and operating the system; Forecasts on operations for the year 2006.
- As expected, Seattle scuttles light-rail tunnel plan. // Design-Build;Aug2001, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p11
Reports on the termination of a light-rail tunnel project by Sound Transit in Seattle, Washington on July 25, 2001. Amount paid to Modern Transit Constructors to close out the design-build contract; Reason for the termination of the project; Budget for Seattle's light rail project.
- Copacino Reading Seattle Times. Buyikian, Teresa // Adweek Western Edition;08/09/99, Vol. 49 Issue 32, p5
Reports on the advertising account of Copacino for Sound Transit. Creative duties to be handled by the advertising agency; Local agencies bested by the creative shop; Information on the first image campaign created by Copacino.
- Seattle-area transit board approves $570 million capital budget. Marois, Michael B. // Bond Buyer;11/22/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30773, p5
Reports on Seattle, Washington-based Sound Transit's approval of a capital spending plan for year 2000. Funding coming from unspent bond proceeds; Sale of the debt of the authority.
- Anti-tax activist takes aim at transit agency in Seattle. Marois, Michael B. // Bond Buyer;12/23/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30794, p28
Reports on anti-tax activist Tim Eyman's submission of papers to quality an initiative that would dictate how the Seattle, Washington agency, Sound Transit, may spend its money on capital projects. Mandating of Sound Transit to spend 90 percent of its money on highways, road construction and...
- Puget Sound RTA's first bond deal aims to relieve Seattle-Area traffic tie-ups. Marois, Michael B. // Bond Buyer;11/30/98, Vol. 326 Issue 30529, p3
Reports that the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority in Washington is selling $300 million of sales tax-supported municipal bonds in December 1998. Financial advisers; Underwriting pool; Counsel; Transportation proposals for relieving traffic entanglements in Seattle; Sources of...
- Seattle Transit Agency to Put Expansion Plan Before Voters. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;4/29/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32867, p3
The article reports that Seattle, Washington's regional transit operator Sound Transit may ask voters for an expansion plan that would be financed with increased sales tax and aimed to create a faster and lower-cost package. Since the measure's defeat in 2007, more than 55% of voters voted...