onebusaway

OneBusAway app scrambled, but agencies promise fixes

The popular app OneBusAway, developed at the University of Washington, keeps track of bus schedules in real time for thousands of  transit riders in the Seattle region. But increasingly those users have come to accept a little bit of, shall we say, flexibility in arrival times. Ghost buses, routes with incorrect numbers, out-of-date stops. All these… Read More

tollcollections

A big day on the 520 bridge: Why I’m happy about the tolls

Today the Seattle region begins a massive experiment in behavioral psychology and regional transportation. Following the holiday week, it’s the first real commute since the start of tolling on the State Route 520 bridge — a key artery connecting Seattle to the Eastside homes of many of the region’s biggest tech companies. The variable toll… Read More