The transit agency says it needs more than 50 North Sound properties that hug the east side of I-5 for light rail.
Federal, state and local officials celebrated the start of construction of the East Link light rail extension connecting Seattle, Mercer Island, Bellevue and Redmond's Overlake area and Microsoft campus.
The petition asserts that the environmental impacts of the East Link's B segment need to be studied more extensively. Sound Transit completed an environmental-impact statement in June 2011.
The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has granted a $1.33bn loan to Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) for construction of the East Link Light Rail Extension Project in Seattle.
As Sound Transit marks the passage of the Sound Transit 3 ballot measure, the agency and the Federal Transit Administration issued the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Federal Way Link light rail extension, which ...