Employee Exodus

With Droves of Workers Retiring, What's in Store for Our Ferry Future?

Employees at every level are getting ready to clock out for the last time.

04/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

Profiles at Sea

Four People You Meet on a Ferry

A few of the folks who keep your boat afloat.

04/23/2019 By Jaime Archer Photography by Lauren Segal

Nautical Niceties

The 10 Washington Ferry Rider Commandments

Thou shalt follow social etiquette or risk getting duly called out on the boat’s PA system.

04/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

The Sound and the Ferry

An Abridged Account of Puget Sound's Maritime Past

However drastically fleets have changed over the years, they've always been a steadfast icon in Seattle history.

04/23/2019 By Rosin Saez and Anne Dennon

Cover Story

The Complete Guide to Washington Ferries

Inside the most expansive floating transit system in the U.S.

04/23/2019 Edited by Rosin Saez

Explainer

Inside the Washington State Convention Center Expansion

That giant hole on Olive Way? All part of a $1.8 billion expansion that recently got underway.

04/23/2019 By Philip Kiefer

YOUR BEST SHOT

Reader's Lens May 2019

Each month we choose a photo from Seattle’s Instagram community to highlight in our print issue and online. (Tag #seattlemet in your posts for a chance to be...

04/23/2019

Shade Index

What Your Ferry Route Says About You

As if taking a ferry to work wasn't peak PNW already.

04/23/2019 By Mac Hubbard

Hiker's Guide

Get Your Spring Mountain Fix, No Car Required

Metro's Trailhead Direct, a shuttle between the Seattle area and the Cascade foothills, returns April 20 with an expanded service area.

04/12/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Waste of Space

Spacesuit Costs Spokane-Born Astronaut Her Spot in All-Woman Spacewalk

The last-minute change has the internet wondering why they can't just make a smaller spacesuit—but it's not quite that simple.

03/27/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Snap Judgment

Will WSDOT’s Altered Mile Markers Deter Stealing?

To nix the theft of amusing “420” and “69” signs, transportation officials have been shaving off a decimal point.

03/26/2019 By Anne Dennon

The Sporting Life

Seattle’s Love Affair with Edgar Martínez

To Mariners fans, Edgar Martínez was a baseball god and now, finally after a decade, a Hall of Famer.

03/26/2019 By Hayat Norimine

Busmageddon?

Your Bus Is About to Get Kicked Out of the Transit Tunnel. Here's How to Deal.

Your downtown bus route is about to change, and other public transit shakeups explained.

03/12/2019 By Haley Gray Edited by Jaime Archer

One-Sentence Stories

Spokanite in Space, Plastic Bag Ban, and Paine Field

Your weekly dose of city news in short.

03/08/2019 By Anne Dennon

Housing & Homelessness

Licton Springs Village Is Closing. How Successful Was It?

The low-barrier community, one small part of Seattle's complex homelessness response system, served the city's most vulnerable for its allotted two years.

03/07/2019 By Anne Dennon

One-Sentence Stories

Flaky Amazon, Seattle Weekly, and...President Inslee?

Your weekly dose of city news in short.

03/01/2019 By Anne Dennon

Explainer

How the University of Washington Plans to Grow in the Next Decade

Between now and 2028, the campus anticipates expanding beyond its means.

02/26/2019 By Aly Brady

Neighborhood in Flux

Little Saigon Is at a Literal and Figurative Crossroads

New housing developments are bringing a flood of residents to the neighborhood.

02/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

The Future, Illuminated

A Reimagined Louisa Hotel Heralds a New Era in Chinatown

The Woo siblings honor their father's legacy by turning the long-vacant building into apartments.

02/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Your Best Shot

Reader's Lens March 2019

Each month we choose a photo from Seattle’s Instagram community to highlight in our print issue and online. (Tag #seattlemet in your posts for a chance to be...

02/26/2019