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caption: A view of Seattle is shown through the windshield of Sound Transit bus 594 on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.
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A view of Seattle is shown through the windshield of Sound Transit bus 594 on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.
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Costs go up as revenue goes down: inside Sound Transit's latest projections

New estimates from Sound Transit show a surprise spike in transit cost estimates. The mayor weighs in as we take your calls. And what to expect as Washington begins its once-a-decade redistricting process.

Individual segments are available in our podcast stream www.kuow.org/record.

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan 1.14

Mayor Jenny Durkan joins us for her weekly conversation and discusses the latest news regarding the Seattle Police Department, Sound Transit, and COVID-19 vaccination.

A $5 billion transit surprise

Sound Transit is looking to expand light rail transit lines across the Puget Sound metro region -- the estimated cost of which just rose over 50 percent. With the pandemic hurting transit revenue, where will the money come from? Bill Radke speaks with Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff about the future of transportation in the region.

New decade, new districts

Every ten years the United States is tasked with taking a census, the results of which are used to decide the electoral district boundaries in each state. In Washington, a bipartisan commission of Republicans and Democrats redraws the lines. But who does that leave out, and what districts will change in 2021? Bill Radke speaks with Alison McCaffree, Executive Director of Politics of the Possible in Action, a nonpartisan nonprofit encouraging civic participation.