May 7, 2024 - News

Morning Buzz: More money for transit

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🚴🏽‍♂️ Mayor Bruce Harrell's office has added an additional $100 million for sidewalks, bikes and transit to the city's transit proposal, bringing the levy total to $1.45 billion.

  • The 8-year proposal, which includes $423 million for streets and $221 million for bridges, will make its way through the City Council before going before voters this fall. (Capitol Hill Seattle Blog)

🔥 Puget Sound Energy may temporarily shut down power lines to prevent wildfires when there is a combination of strong winds, very dry vegetation and low humidity.

  • It would be a measure of last resort and customers would be alerted first. (Fox 13)
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