Morning Fizz

Sound Transit Options Meet Suburban Skeptics

Antitransit voices dominate Eastside meeting, Inslee adds pro-immigration voice to national debate, and state attorney general says legislators now have last say on charters.

11/20/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Sound Transit Board Set to Make Key Decision Today

Will the ST Board pick Transit Oriented Development or Transit Oriented Sprawl?

07/23/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Licata Wary of Transit-Oriented Development in Southeast Seattle

Caffeinated news featuring this week's LIKES & DISLIKES

05/08/2015 By Josh Feit

Opinion

More Friday Likes and Dislikes, Plus an Isn't It Weird and a Jolt

Weird development in Roosevelt, awesome story in 'Seattle Met,' and out at Seattle City Light

03/13/2015 By Josh Feit

City Hall

Revolving Fund for Transit-Oriented Development In the Works

The PSRC, city, and county are working on a revolving fund to help pay for affordable housing at transit centers.

08/14/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Urbanism

Jolt: Sound Transit Board Votes to Put Maintenance Base in Heart of Eastside's Bel-Red District

Transit-oriented development threatened by Sound Transit board decision.

07/24/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: A Stopgap Measure Against Qdoba

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH INFORMATION ABOUT THIS MORNING'S OIL TRAIN DERAILMENT. Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Capitol Hill light rail, Pedro Celis and Rush Limbaugh, coal trains, and White House honorees.

07/24/2014 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Council Adopts Mount Baker Upzone, with Harrell Dissenting

After months of heated hearings, the city council votes 8-1 to increase heights around the Mount Baker light rail station.

06/23/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

One Question

One Question for Pramila Jayapal and Louis Watanabe

One question about density in Southeast Seattle for two 37th District state senate candidates.

06/09/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Undeterred

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring misconceptions, double crosses, and canny observations.

03/15/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Pursuit of Happiness

Caffeinated News and Gossip featuring happiness, bipartisanship, good news, and bad news.

02/14/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Our Board Hasn't Taken a Position

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Green Metropolis Democrats, disenfranchised Democrats, and disenfranchised voters.

01/28/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: It's Our Job to Make Some Noise

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: The Son of TOD; noise for the homeless; and a settlement with angry developers.

01/25/2013 By Morning Fizz

Afternoon Jolt

Monday Jolt: Southeast Seattle Loses Out

Southeast Seattle loses out on development and car-sharing opportunities.

12/03/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

City

Sound Transit Reveals Development Plan for Capitol Hill Station

Sound Transit lays out its plans for transit-oriented development at the Capitol Hill light rail station.

09/14/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Testify at Important Sound Transit Board Meeting

Our daily picks for civic nerds.

08/22/2012 By Josh Feit

Opinion

Rethinking The Opportunities At Capitol Hill Station

I can't be the only one who thinks that the current plan for future transit-oriented development at the Capitol Hill light rail station leaves something to be desired, can I?

11/17/2010 By Dan Bertolet

Opinion

Prospects for Seattle's Transit Communities

The Seattle Planning Commission has just completed a new report called Seattle Transit Communities, to be officially launched (with beer) this Tuesday evening, and previewed here.

11/15/2010 By Dan Bertolet

Opinion

Energy, Transportation, and Land Use Patterns

Some have argued that once cars become as efficient as trains, car dependency won't be a problem. HugeassCity makes the case that vehicle efficiency is just one small piece of the solution.

05/04/2010 By Dan Bertolet