I'm New Here

How to Be Carless in Seattle

Car and bike shares, public transit, and—gasp—jaywalking around town.

08/20/2015 By Allison Williams

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: What Causes Runaway Inequality?

Today's picks for civic nerds

01/30/2015 By Darren Davis

One Question

One Question About the Streetcar for Council Member Nick Licata

One question for city council member Nick Licata, who was the lone "No" vote yesterday against the First Hill streetcar plan yesterday.

07/22/2014

One Question

One Question for Mayor Murray

One question about the proposed downtown streetcar for Mayor Ed Murray.

03/10/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "Artificially Capping UberX is Not the Answer."

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring polling, biking, capping, and the streetcar.

02/12/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Cajoling and Working

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring pending campaign surprise, last night's campaign debate, and the next campaign.

10/23/2013 By Morning Fizz

On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Streetcars, Postmarks, the Arena, and Drones

Our daily roundup.

02/07/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

The Latest on the Streetcar

The latest news on funding to plan Seattle's streetcar system.

11/07/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Council Member O'Brien Will Try to Restore Funding for Eastlake Transit

City council member Mike O'Brien hopes to reach a compromise that would restore some funding for streetcar planning on Eastlake in 2013.

11/02/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Jolt

Wednesday Jolt: The Historic Streetcar

The day's winners and losers. Image via Stephen Rees on Flickr.

08/15/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

City Hall

Council Committee Approves Streetcar Construction

A council committee approves moving forward with the First Hill Streetcar.

02/28/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

City

Metro to Cut Route that Replaced Waterfront Streetcar

The waterfront streetcar's Catch-22.

12/19/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

More Challenges for Aloha Streetcar, Ballard Rail

More challenges for proposed streetcar and rail extensions to north Capitol Hill and Ballard.

12/14/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

"I Wouldn't Put a Lot of Faith in the Idea"

Wednesday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: bad news for the streetcar; good news for food banks; good news for the budget ... in February?; and more.

12/13/2011 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

A Look at Next Year's Transportation Budget: Less for Maintenance, More for Transit Planning

A look at the city's (grim) 2012 transportation budget.

10/28/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Jolt

Tuesday Jolt: Seattle Gets $900K For Streetcar Study

The day's winners and losers.

10/18/2011 By Afternoon Jolt

City

Pioneer Square May Not Get Streetcar

The city's "promise" to build a streetcar to Pioneer Square wasn't exactly a promise.

09/21/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Council Puts $60 Transportation Fee on Ballot

The city council, meeting as the Transportation Benefits District board, voted today to put a $60 vehicle license fee to pay for transit on the November ballot.

08/16/2011 By Erica C. Barnett