Three Asian community leaders organized an appreciation dinner for supporters who lobbied the Sound Transit board to create a north-south option for Chinatown International District’s super hub station.
Who wants to be remembered for killing Chinatown? — Why the North option for a hub station
When community leader Nora Chan first spoke at last year’s Sound Transit (ST) meeting, she said, “I am doing this for the next generation, I won’t see the station built” in the Chinatown-International District (CID), implying her senior status.
Sound Transit approves north-south option — But questions of transparency linger
The smell of cologne and sweat rose from the packed rows in the Sound Transit (ST) board meeting yesterday.
Portland Chinatown vanishes—a foreshadow of the CID?
They had planned it down to the type of trees they would plant—Chinese Windmill Palms—so that the restaurant owners wouldn’t have to worry about patrons slipping on fallen leaves or flower petals in the winter.
COMMENTARY: Destroying the CID is not a justifiable when there is a better alternative
Sound Transit cannot let our treasured Chinatown International District (CID) become collateral damage for yet another regional infrastructure project, when there is a better alternative.
ST fails to deliver on final station placement — Postpones announcement for two weeks
Walking into the Sound Transit (ST) System Expansion Meeting (SEC) almost 10 minutes late, King County Councilmember Joe McDermott laid down a bag from McDonald’s and a drink.
COMMENTARY: Reader pushes for North and Sound Sound Transit design, over CID
After reading pages of Sound Transit study and reports, the superior choice for the transit construction to serve the Chinatown-International District (CID) is clearly the North and South (N&S) design.
Community shows splintering over ST’s new transit hub
Every time a speaker at a Sound Transit (ST) board meeting on Feb. 23 came out in favor of building a new transit hub on Fourth Avenue—along the rim of the CID—scores of senior citizens sitting in the audience held up their hands and waved their fingers back and forth, like leaves fluttering on branches.
No promises from Sound Transit about following its own plans
At a Sound Transit (ST) workshop for business owners in the Chinatown-International District (CID) late last month, a young man in jeans and a cotton jacket came in and sat down at the table.
Park lid concept reevaluated
With the fate of the Chinatown-International District (CID) hanging in the balance, some community members consulted an architect not associated with Sound Transit (ST) for a reevaluation of the “park lid” concept.