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Morning Fizz

Herbold Amendment to Grand Bargain Spooks Developers and Urbanists

Herbold amendment would add fees to account for demolition of existing housing.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/29/2016

Morning Fizz

Where the Congressional Candidates Stand on the Great Bernie-Hillary Divide

McDermott wannabes fess up on Bernie versus Hillary debate, Sightline jumps in to Murray versus NIMBY debate, and the return of Darcy Burner?

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/25/2016

This Washington

Local Fossil Fuel Infrastructure Eclipses XL Pipeline

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

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/09/2014

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar GiveBIG Follow Up

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

  • By Ezra Parter
  • Published 05/09/2014

PUBLICALENDAR

PubliCalendar: Watch Bastyr University's Top Chef Challenge and Support Teen Feed

Today's picks for civic nerds

  • By Ezra Parter
  • Published 04/18/2014

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 .

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 01/24/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Unlike His Predecessor

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

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 01/02/2014

City

The High Cost of Seattle's "Free" Parking

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

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 12/12/2013

Afternoon Jolt

Afternoon Jolt: State Will Scrutinize Broad Impacts of Coal Proposal

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

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/31/2013

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.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 11/20/2012

Jolt

Wednesday Jolt: State Residents are Driving Less

The day's winners and losers.

  • By Afternoon Jolt
  • Published 08/29/2012

The C is for Crank

Joel Connelly Is Bad at Math

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

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 08/20/2012

City

Take That, Portland: Seattle Uses Transit More, But Use Drops With Income

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

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/29/2012

On Other Blogs

Sightline: Most States Still Mandate White Pages Delivery

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

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 02/13/2012

On Other Blogs

Sightline: Traffic Eases on 520, I-5, Even 405

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

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 01/05/2012

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.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 12/15/2011

On Other Blogs

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."

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 10/20/2011

On Other Blogs

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.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 09/28/2011

City

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.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 09/14/2011

On Other Blogs

Sightline: Young People Driving Less

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

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 08/25/2011
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