Tagged with 'Transportation'

LETTER: Lower speed limit means longer trip between Des Moines and Burien

LETTER: Lower speed limit means longer trip between Des Moines and Burien

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland Blog nor its staff:] Despite being “in the works” since... [Read more]

REMINDER: Seniors can get door-to-door transportation to the Farmers Market

REMINDER: Seniors can get door-to-door transportation to the Farmers Market

Wanolitto reminds all seniors that Opening Day is next Saturday, June 6, so don’t forget to call three days in advance for the Senior Services Hyde Shuttle door-to-door pick-up service to the Des Moines... [Read more]

Open House for Sound Transit’s Link Light Rail will be April 30 at City Hall

Open House for Sound Transit’s Link Light Rail will be April 30 at City Hall

Sound Transit’s Link Light Rail is coming to Des Moines, and the City Council will be holding an Open House on Thursday, April 30, starting at 5:30 p.m. The event, which is open and free to the public,... [Read more]

Upthegrove: ‘Sound Transit route should align with I-5′ through Des Moines

Upthegrove: ‘Sound Transit route should align with I-5′ through Des Moines

King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove said on Friday (April 10) that “the future of light rail in the City of Des Moines (should be) along Interstate 5.” Upthegrove, a member of the Sound... [Read more]

TRAFFIC ALERT: City of Des Moines closes roads due to landslide

TRAFFIC ALERT: City of Des Moines closes roads due to landslide

The City of Des Moines announced Monday (March 30) that, due to the recent landslide (read more here) that 8th Place S between S. 251st and S. 252nd Streets will be closed until further notice. Here’s... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings: Door-to-Door Shuttle for Des Moines Farmers Market!

Wanolitto’s Musings: Door-to-Door Shuttle for Des Moines Farmers Market!

Wanolitto announces Saturday Door-to-Door Shuttle Transportation to the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market this season, which opens on Saturday, June 7! The Des Moines Farmers Market and the Rotary... [Read more]

Sound Transit hosting drop-in sessions on Federal Way light rail extension

Sound Transit hosting drop-in sessions on Federal Way light rail extension

Sound Transit will be hosting a series of neighborhood drop-in sessions through April 17 to give the public a chance to hear about alternatives for extending light rail service from SeaTac to Federal Way. The... [Read more]

Valuable Volunteers needed for valued program – drive for Hyde Shuttles

Valuable Volunteers needed for valued program – drive for Hyde Shuttles

Here’s a great opportunity to rise up and Volunteer to help others locally: Hyde Shuttles have served as a crucial resource for Des Moines residents since the program first selected Des Moines as... [Read more]

Extra Shuttle will ease parking during busy Saturday in Des Moines

Extra Shuttle will ease parking during busy Saturday in Des Moines

With this Saturday shaping up to be an incredibly busy day in Des Moines, with four big events going on – Pancake Feed, Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market, Classic Car & Wooden Boat Show at the... [Read more]

Des Moines Expanding School Zone Safety Program with New Speed Cameras

Des Moines Expanding School Zone Safety Program with New Speed Cameras

The City of Des Moines on Thursday (Nov. 1) announced the expansion of its School Zone Safety Program, which aims to protect students, drivers, and passengers from injuries or collisions caused by speeding... [Read more]

Longtime Volunteer Hyde Shuttle Driver Gene Moon Retires; Drivers Still Needed

Longtime Volunteer Hyde Shuttle Driver Gene Moon Retires; Drivers Still Needed

Some say ‘all good things come to an end,’ but those milestones are worth noting when they go by. “We are blessed to have had so many years of service and dedication from Gene Moon,... [Read more]

Drivers Needed for Hyde Shuttle in Des Moines, Normandy Park & Burien

Drivers Needed for Hyde Shuttle in Des Moines, Normandy Park & Burien

Local free transportation service Hyde Shuttle is seeking volunteer Drivers for its buses in Burien, Normandy Park and Des Moines. Volunteers need to commit to four hours a day for one day per week. “As... [Read more]

Shuttle Bus Will Help Alleviate Travel During Busy Weekend Ahead

Shuttle Bus Will Help Alleviate Travel During Busy Weekend Ahead

Click image to see larger version. This Saturday, July 21, is shaping up to be an incredibly busy day in Des Moines, with three big events going on – the Farmers Market, Classic Car & Wooden Boat... [Read more]