Mike Lindblom

Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous, TCA

I-5 in Washington, Oregon Best Route to Deploy Self-Driving Semis, Report Says

I-5 South near Everett, Wash. I-5 South near Everett, Wash. A new report rates the I-5 corridor the most productive for self-driving trucks. (Getty Images)

Of all the freeways in the United States, the most productive corridor for self-driving trucks appears to be Interstate 5 through Washington and Oregon, according to a report released this week by the Kirkland, Wash.-based Inrix data company.

Mike Lindblom | The Seattle Times
September 20, 2018
Government, Logistics, TCA

Washington State Roads Are Getting Worse, New Data Shows

During heavy rains and flooding in Nov. 2017, the Skagit River scoured out an area under SR 20 sending a section of the road and jersey barrier into the water. Photo by Washington State Department of Transportation

By several standards, the transportation network of Washington state is creaking under the pressures of age and economic growth.

Mike Lindblom | The Seattle Times
December 11, 2017