Transportation Section

Sea-Tac Airport has new App to help guide users during ‘busiest summer ever’

Sea-Tac Airport has new App to help guide users during ‘busiest summer ever’

By Perry Cooper A new, wide ranging computer application will assist over 15.6 million travelers expected to pass through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport this summer. This is nearly one-third of the... [Read more]

Major Traffic Detour on Des Moines Memorial Drive will begin Mon., June 3

Major Traffic Detour on Des Moines Memorial Drive will begin Mon., June 3

The City of SeaTac Public Works Department is working to improve Des Moines Memorial Drive South for residents, freight traffic and commuters by grinding and overlaying new asphalt pavement along the roadway... [Read more]

New reserved permit parking available for Angle Lake Link Station

New reserved permit parking available for Angle Lake Link Station

Starting July 1, riders using the parking garage at the Angle Lake Link station in SeaTac will be able to access parking reserved for their use until 9 a.m. by purchasing a new Single Occupant Vehicle... [Read more]

Keiser legislation to create additional airport capacity signed by Gov. Inslee

Keiser legislation to create additional airport capacity signed by Gov. Inslee

Legislation (Senate Bill 5370) establishing an airport commission tasked with identifying up to six possible sites for future commercial aviation was signed by Governor Inslee this week. “The time... [Read more]

Major traffic detour begins tonight on Military Road South

Major traffic detour begins tonight on Military Road South

The City of SeaTac Public Works Department will be improving Military Road South between S. 216th and S. 200th Street, and work crews will begin construction at 7 p.m. tonight – Thursday, May 2 – with... [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. Mike Pellicciotti to speak at League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall April 25

Rep. Mike Pellicciotti to speak at League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall April 25

The League of Quiet Skies Voters has announced that 30th District Washington State Rep. Mike Pellicciotti, D-Federal Way, will address new Washington laws regarding aviation expansion at the League’s... [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]

League of Quiet Skies Voters April 25 Town Hall will feature Airnoise.io creator

League of Quiet Skies Voters April 25 Town Hall will feature Airnoise.io creator

The League of Quiet Skies Voters announced that software developer Chris McCann – best known for his innovative Airnoise.io service that automatically reports users’ aircraft noise complaints –... [Read more]

VIDEO: Edmiston takes on the Port in ‘The Briefing #18: When Words Matter’

VIDEO: Edmiston takes on the Port in ‘The Briefing #18: When Words Matter’

Local lawyer/filmmaker/activist Steve Edmiston released ‘The Briefing: Episode 18 – When Words Matter,’ where he continues his ongoing documentary project that takes on the Port of Seattle,... [Read more]

Snow storms, Canada geese & state of city considered by SeaTac City Council

Snow storms, Canada geese & state of city considered by SeaTac City Council

By Jack Mayne Mayor Erin Sitterley on Tuesday night (Feb. 26) gave a belated state of the city address — belated because it had been slated for the the Feb. 12 meeting, a night the Council could not... [Read more]

Prepare Ahead for Busy Presidents Day Travel at Sea-Tac Airport

Prepare Ahead for Busy Presidents Day Travel at Sea-Tac Airport

Here’s an update on travel at Sea-Tac Airport courtesy the Port of Seattle: On the heels of the recent weather storms, the Port of Seattle is encouraging travelers to plan ahead and bring your patience... [Read more]

WEATHER UPDATE: Tuesday update on SeaTac closures, garbage, roads & more

WEATHER UPDATE: Tuesday update on SeaTac closures, garbage, roads & more

SeaTac City Hall, Community Center and Municipal Court are closed today – Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 – due to inclement weather. Monitor the City of SeaTac website for the latest information on City facility... [Read more]

WEATHER ALERT: More snow & perhaps freezing rain coming next

WEATHER ALERT: More snow & perhaps freezing rain coming next

The National Weather Service issued a ‘Winter Weather Watch’ and ‘Winter Storm Watch’ early Sunday morning, Feb. 10, warning of more snow – perhaps 5-10 inches on Monday – as... [Read more]

Five new gates open at Sea-Tac Airport’s North Satellite

Five new gates open at Sea-Tac Airport’s North Satellite

North Satellite Modernization project the day before the first five gates open on Jan. 22, 2019. Photo courtesy Port of Seattle. The Port of Seattle opened five new gates on Wednesday, Jan. 23, as the... [Read more]

Alaska Airline’s new Paine Field flights delayed by shutdown won’t affect Sea-Tac

Alaska Airline’s new Paine Field flights delayed by shutdown won’t affect Sea-Tac

By Jack Mayne The Puget Sound Business Journal reported on Tuesday that Alaska Airlines is delaying the launch because of the government shutdown, but Port of Seattle spokesman Perry Cooper said it won’t... [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]

Woman dies in 2-car collision on S. 188th in SeaTac Saturday afternoon

Woman dies in 2-car collision on S. 188th in SeaTac Saturday afternoon

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a fatality collision took the life of a woman in SeaTac at S. 188 & 16th Ave South (map below) Saturday afternoon, Dec. 8. A 52-year old woman... [Read more]

City Council public hearing for sale of property to Sound Transit is Tues., Dec. 11

City Council public hearing for sale of property to Sound Transit is Tues., Dec. 11

The City of SeaTac City Council will be holding a public hearing on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 at 6 p.m. at SeaTac City Hall regarding the sale and transfer of real property between the City of SeaTac and... [Read more]

Open House for Military Road South/S. 152nd improvements is Wednesday

Open House for Military Road South/S. 152nd improvements is Wednesday

The City of SeaTac will be hosting an Open House to share information about roadway improvements coming to Military Road South and South 152nd this Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the... [Read more]