Transportation Section

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending May 24, 2019

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending May 24, 2019

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending May 24, 2019 First Avenue Safety Traffic Count by WSDOT. Region 10, WSDOT, is wrapping up the existing conditions model for 1st Avenue traffic from Normandy... [Read more]

REMINDER: League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall is this Thursday night

REMINDER: League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall is this Thursday night

REMINDER: The League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall is this Thursday evening (April 25) from 6-8 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The lineup includes: Software... [Read more]

Rep. Adam Smith will keynote League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall April 25

Rep. Adam Smith will keynote League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall April 25

The League of Quiet Skies Voters has announced that Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), will keynote its April 25, 2019, Town Hall. This free, open event will run from 6 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 25 at the Highline... [Read more]

Task Force: recent SR 509 shootings from single firearm; suspect sketch released

Task Force: recent SR 509 shootings from single firearm; suspect sketch released

UPDATE: The Washington State Patrol on Thursday, Mar. 14 announced that the SR 509 Task Force has recently received results from the (WSP) Crime Lab, indicating the use of a single firearm in a series... [Read more]

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending Feb. 15, 2019

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending Feb. 15, 2019

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending Feb. 15, 2019 Snow removal from sidewalks.  Many jurisdictions assign responsibility for sidewalk maintenance – including snow and ice removal – to the... [Read more]

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending February 8, 2019

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending February 8, 2019

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending February 8, 2019 10-Year City Financial Stability. So, what ongoing or predictable city revenue areas does the City Council typically need to consider to... [Read more]

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

On Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17, 2019, a press conference was held at Burien Police Precinct #4, where a task force was announced to investigate a pattern of unsolved shootings – 11 so far – on and... [Read more]

South County Area Transportation Board recommends siting of 2nd regional airport

South County Area Transportation Board recommends siting of 2nd regional airport

By Scott Schaefer Founder/Publisher/Editor The South (King) County Area Transportation Board (SCATBd) on Tuesday (Jan. 15) released a ‘Legislative Request for Support’ that recommends siting... [Read more]

Normandy Park gets first speed feedback sign on Normandy Road

Normandy Park gets first speed feedback sign on Normandy Road

Normandy Park’s first speed feedback sign has gone up on Normandy Road: Normandy Park Police say that two more will be going up in other parts of the City shortly. Police add: “The City purchased... [Read more]

New ‘Normandy Park Community Ride’ will help get riders around our area

New ‘Normandy Park Community Ride’ will help get riders around our area

The ‘Normandy Park Community Ride’ is a new, reservation-based transportation service that travels within a specified service area, instead of along a fixed route. The service is offered... [Read more]