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Chris Sullivan

Chris Sullivan
Chris Sullivan is a traffic reporter for KIRO Radio 97.3 FM. He cares deeply about the amount of time you spend sitting in Seattle traffic. Email Chris at

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Mukilteo ferry
Say sayonara to long delays at Mukilteo ferry terminal
Chris Sullivan | March 23, 2017 6:09 am
The Mukilteo ferry wait is one of the worst in the Puget Sound. However, travelers could see some relief in the next few years.
left turn, intersection
Is it OK to be an intersection creep?
Chris Sullivan | March 16, 2017 6:41 am
Are drivers allowed to pull into an intersection while waiting to make a left turn?  KIRO Radio's Chris Sullivan went to the state DOL for…
bus route, seattle commute
Is Sound Transit pulling a fast one with the 592 bus route?
Chris Sullivan | March 16, 2017 6:37 am
Should Sound Transit be operating a bus route from Seattle to Olympia? It may seem strange, but the agency is operating within an agreement with…
Tacoma, Pierce County
Tacoma is OK riding Seattle’s coattails
Chris Sullivan | March 7, 2017 11:16 am
Tacoma learned long ago that it will always be second to Seattle, but the city is now embracing that, not as a negative, but as…
car tabs
Pressure mounts against Sound Transit’s car tabs fee
Chris Sullivan | March 7, 2017 5:53 am
Many voters didn't realize Sound Transit uses an out-dated method to determine the value of your car for car tabs. It also turns out the…
Pierce County
Senator: I’ll be in a nursing home before Sammamish sees the benefits of ST3
Chris Sullivan | March 2, 2017 8:54 am
There's a push in Olympia to pull Pierce County out of the Sound Transit taxing district.
Lane-splitting bill for motorcycles gets major tweak
Chris Sullivan | March 1, 2017 12:32 pm
The senator who proposed a bill that would allow lane-splitting in the far left lane of a freeway heard enough complaints to make a big…
wrong way, wrong-way
Why wrong-way drivers often end up in the fast lane
Chris Sullivan | February 23, 2017 5:38 am
See those headlights coming at you? What to do when you come across wrong-way drivers on roads and freeways around Seattle.
Northgate light rail
Sound Transit starts construction on Northgate light rail
Chris Sullivan | February 21, 2017 6:17 am
Construction crews have begun building the Northgate light rail station. This is what that means for transit users in the area.
toll lane, toll lanes,405, 405 toll lanes
I-405 toll lanes are likely here to stay
Chris Sullivan | February 16, 2017 11:28 am
Upset I-405 drivers had their chance to unload on the Legislature, speaking in favor a bill to kill the express toll lanes.