Podcast – Seattle Transit Blog

Podcast – Seattle Transit Blog


Latest Episodes

Podcast #100: Thinking Bigger
January 14, 2021

Author and journalist Matthew Yglesias joins us to discuss his book, One Billion Americans.

Podcast #99: Intensely disappointing
September 24, 2020

North Seattle Metro / Link restructures Lamenting Link frequency (10:54) Collapse is a choice (18:28) Reconnect West Seattle (25:29)Bellevue I-405 (39:26) Mt. Rainier bus ideas (44:37) Download link

Podcast #98: Donut hole
August 11, 2020

Seattle TBD goes to the ballot County TBD?(18:35) West Seattle options (20:46) Bremerton BRT (31:26) 130th & 145th St station plans (40:07) Download link

Podcast #97: Cancelling raises
July 22, 2020

Seattle TBD renewal Metro drivers (17:35) Maximizing ridership (22:57) HALA (35:50) Gig car share (50:40) Download

Podcast #96: 40mph trains
July 02, 2020

East-west passenger rail Center city connector on pause (11:44) Jump bikes (15:16) Opening streets (24:46) Community Transit and Everett Transit (31:50) Metro cuts (37:35) Download link

Podcast #95: talking myself into this
June 10, 2020

Swift’s Link connection Recovery fare (14:21) CDC’s questionable transit advice (21:55) ST’s revenue shortfall (27:12) Passenger ferries (34:08) Tacoma Dome Link (35:49) Download link

Podcast #94: Sub-regional backbiting
May 18, 2020

Sounder North Tacoma BRT (13:40) No really, Tacoma BRT (31:30) Uber + Lime quasi-merger (43:25) Huzzah for safe streets (57:15) Download link

Podcast #93: Essential trips only
May 06, 2020

Parking garages and opportunity cost ST3 cuts (17:00) Future metro ridership (25:56) West Seattle bridge (34:19) Musings on a work-from-home future (42:07) Download link (Apologies for the audio quality on this one. We had an unexpected gear change before

Podcast #92: Take the Link to Capitol Hill
April 16, 2020

We take questions from the reader mailbag. Download link

Podcast #91: Now more than ever
March 31, 2020

Special guest Alex Hudson, Executive Director of Transportation Choices Coalition Federal funding & Covid-19 response County ballot measure is…dead? (13:23) Legislative update (21:19) Fare enforcement (26:57) Eastside restructure (33:02) West Se