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The Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority has started the construction of a $217 million project to extend light rail 2.4-miles from downtown.
Sound Transit has appointed Tracy Butler, a longtime executive of the Seattle agency, as chief financial officer.
In Seattle, residential and commercial development is planned around a new light rail station.
The transit network in Seattle, Wash., had a good news/bad news situation last week as one light-rail project progressed, while work was halted on a streetcar project.
Engineering firm HDR has announced it will plan the final extension needed for Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) to complete light rail service between Seattle and Tacoma, Wash.
Sound Transit has announced the start of construction on the first elevated section of the East Link extension.
Jackie Martinez-Vasquez has joined Sound Transit of Seattle as director of the agency’s new Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Equity and Inclusion.
Sound Transit, Seattle, and Brookville Equipment Corp. have agreed to terms on a $26.5 million contract awarded Nov. 16 for design and manufacture of five Liberty Light Rail Vehicles for operation on a 2.4-mile extension of the agency’s 1.6-mile Tacoma Link line.
Sound Transit’s board of directors voted on Nov. 16 to approve a $26.5 million order for five Liberty Modern Streetcars from Brookville Equipment Co., which are being acquired as part of the Tacoma Link Extension project.