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This Washington

Local Fossil Fuel Infrastructure Eclipses XL Pipeline

Sightline Study frames Pacific NW as Ground Zero in fight against fossil fuel exports.

  • 09/09/2014
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PubliCalendar GiveBIG Follow Up

We made sure you knew GiveBIG was Tuesday, May 6. And it went well.

  • 05/09/2014
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PubliCalendar: Watch Bastyr University's Top Chef Challenge and Support Teen Feed

Today's picks for civic nerds

  • 04/18/2014
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Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Further Actions Will Be Required

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring disparate reports, snappy testimony, a deceptively banal resume, and a PubliCola TV classic .

  • 01/24/2014
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Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Unlike His Predecessor

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring health care, light rail, memos to Murray, and Bertha.

  • 01/02/2014
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The High Cost of Seattle's "Free" Parking

Sightline reports on the high cost of "free" residential parking for Seattle apartment residents.

  • 12/12/2013
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Afternoon Jolt

Afternoon Jolt: State Will Scrutinize Broad Impacts of Coal Proposal

In a big win for environmentalists, coal proposal comes under serious scrutiny.

  • 07/31/2013
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The C is for Crank

Legalizing Cheap Housing, Without Eliminating Standards

Sightline's Alan Durning argues that we should eliminate regulations that increase the cost of housing. We agree—until he argues against the city's rental-housing inspection law.

  • 11/20/2012
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Wednesday Jolt: State Residents are Driving Less

The day's winners and losers.

  • 08/29/2012
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The C is for Crank

Joel Connelly Is Bad at Math

Joel Connelly loves spending extra money to drive to Bellevue. Image via WSDOT.

  • 08/20/2012
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Take That, Portland: Seattle Uses Transit More, But Use Drops With Income

New Sightline report shows that Seattle beats out Portland in transit ridership.

  • 02/29/2012
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Sightline: Most States Still Mandate White Pages Delivery

Sightline: Why is it illegal NOT to get the white pages?

  • 02/13/2012
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Sightline: Traffic Eases on 520, I-5, Even 405

Sightline: Early traffic stats show a "dramatic" change in travel patterns across Lake Washington.

  • 01/05/2012
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The C is for Crank

Hybrids Aren't the Reason Gas Taxes Are Declining

The proliferation of hybrid cars isn't the reason gas tax revenues are declining in Washington State.

  • 12/15/2011

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Sightline: Reducing Pedestrian Deaths is Not a Partisan Issue

Sightline: Giving cities authority to reduce their own speed limits isn't a "war on cars."

  • 10/20/2011

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Sightline: Maybe Vehicle License Fees Aren't Regressive After All

Sightline: When you consider who will pay (and who will benefit), the $60 car-tab fee may not be so "regressive" after all.

  • 09/28/2011


Sightline Reports: Northwest Drivers Are Using Less Gas

A new Sightline Institute report finds that, per capita, Northwest drivers are using less gas than at any point since 1965.

  • 09/14/2011
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Sightline: Young People Driving Less

Sightline: People are driving less---especially young people.

  • 08/25/2011
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Sightline: We Don't Restrict the Number of Pizza Delivery Cars. Why Taxis?

Sightline: Reduce regulations on taxicabs to increase availability, decrease fares, and reduce driving.

  • 08/05/2011
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Sightline's Alan Durning: Let Cities Lower Speed Limits

At the Seattle Times, Sightline's Alan Durning argues that the it's time to allow cities to lower speed limits without going through an extensive and costly traffic impact study.

  • 08/02/2011
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