- Seattle-Everett Interurban enters service on April 30, and construction of interurban from Bellingham to Mount Vernon begins.
- On March 7, Seattle voters approve funds for first city-owned streetcar line.
- Northern Pacific and other railroads open Union Station
- King County voters create Port of Seattle
- Seattle voters turn down Virgil Bogue's "Plan of Seattle" on March 5.
- Workers of Seattle and Rainier Valley Railway organize Local 587 of future Amalgamated Transit Union, or ATU.
- Stone & Webster consolidates street railway and utility holding in Puget Sound Traction, Light and Power.
- Seattle voters approve second city-owned streetcar line.
- The Ellington Brothers debut the first public automobile passenger stage service between Seattle and Edmonds with a 7-passenger Garford touring car. The line is sold to Yost Auto Company of Edmonds in 1915.
- Auto ferry begins operating in Western Washington on December 27 with the ferry Leschi.
Ferry Leschi on Lake Washington, 1940s.
- Seattle's first city-owned streetcar begins service between downtown and Ballard on April 1.
Municipal streetcar, @1915.
Photo courtesy Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI).
- Seattle voters approve purchase of Seattle street railway from Stone & Webster for $15 million on November 5. : City of Seattle officially takes over railway April 1, 1919.
- The Ellington Brothers revive the Des Moines Auto Company with two 14-passenger Buick buses.
- E.A. Arneson begins operating North Bend Stage Lines.
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