Stay in Your Lane

Ticketing Traffic Cameras Are Set to Go Live in Seattle

How bad is the driving in Seattle? Depends who you ask. But the city is about to make obstructing a crosswalk, intersection, or bus lane more expensive.

02/21/2022 By Malia Alexander

Turnover City

5 of Mike O'Brien's Most Memorable Moments

Seattle City Council member Mike O'Brien announced that he won't seek reelection, blowing open another council race.

02/15/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Morning Fizz

The Port Irony, the McDermott Race, the SDOT Skeptic, and the New Sound Transit Normal

Barney Frank endorses Walkinshaw, O'Brien to hear from SDOT, and Sound Transit revises spending guidelines.

05/13/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Friday LIKES and DISLIKES: Wild Hearing in Olympia

Caffeinated News featuring loopy senate hearing, bike lanes, and coal.

02/06/2015 By Josh Feit

Urban Upgrade

Changing (Bike) Lanes

Seattle’s new protected bike lanes will only succeed when bike commuters agree to use them.

10/23/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Separate Signals

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Jolts!, Likes!, and resignations.

08/21/2014 By Morning Fizz


PubliCalendar: SDOT Talks Bike Safety

Today's picks for civic nerds

08/20/2014 By Kristen Farnam


PubliCalendar: Mexican Roots and Community Engagement

Today's picks for civic nerds.

08/19/2014 By Kristen Farnam


PubliCalendar: Weed, Art, and Safety Projects

Today's picks for civic nerds

08/18/2014 By Kristen Farnam

The C Is for Crank

The C Is for Crank: Framing Density and Bike Lanes

The C Is for Crank on how to frame discussions of density and bike lanes.

04/17/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: I Wanted to Crawl Under My Chair

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring more on the $15 minimum wage standoff, bike lanes, and public disclosure.

04/08/2014 By Morning Fizz

Step By Step

Seattle Biking 101

Let's start at the very beginning: Here's how to find a bike, find a trail, and not break the law.

04/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Afternoon Jolt

Friday Jolt: Westlake Bike Lane Back on Track

The day's winners and losers.

02/14/2014 By Afternoon Jolt


Mayoral Candidates Spar Over Transportation Spending

Mayor Mike McGinn and challenger Tim Burgess have vastly different ideas for fixing Seattle’s dated infrastructure.

04/17/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

Seattle Bike Blog: Weekly Misses the Point of Road Diets

Seattle Bike Blog eviscerates a silly argument by Seattle Weekly against bike lanes. Photo via Seattle Bike Blog.

08/24/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Update on Bike Hazard on Capitol Hill

The city's transportation department responds to complaints about a bike lane hazard.

07/26/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

Breaking: McGinn to Herd Drivers Into Ghettoes

Local conservative talk jock compares bicyclists to Nazis, calls McGinn "insane."

05/16/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Another Times Columnist Gets it Wrong on Bike Lanes

Seattle Times columnist Joni Balter gets the basics wrong in a fear-mongering screed against funding bike lanes.

08/26/2010 By Erica C. Barnett