Free Wheeling

How to Get Around Seattle without a Car

The Emerald City has car shares like Zipcar and Gig, growing public transportation, and a bunch of Lime scooters strewn everywhere.

09/22/2021 By Allison Williams

Morning Fizz

Friday LIKES and DISLIKES: Democrats Dislike Democrats

The race for the party chair, transgender rights, Muslim rights, and car sharing.

01/13/2017 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Sawant to Speak at Chamber Breakfast

A political first, a taxing discrepancy, a new model, and an old column.

06/17/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Pronto Plans Jeopardized Again

Good news for car sharing, more bad news for bike sharing.

05/09/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

The Past, Present, and Future of Transportation in Seattle

Read it and weep: Back in 1967, Seattle's mayor made a prophetic pitch for subway rapid transit.

04/08/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

After Making Big Donations, Costco's Agenda Moves Forward in Olympia

Caffeinated news featuring booze money, U.S. House guests, U.S. House committees, car sharing, and walking out.

01/20/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Jolt: Council Committee Approves Car-Sharing Expansion

SDOT gets green light on enhanced car-sharing program

01/13/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Questionable Seahawks Mania

Caffeinated News featuring Eyman, Murray, Metro, and SDOT

01/12/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

"Personalizing This Issue."

Caffeinated news featuring misstatements, statements, and walk outs.

11/26/2014 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Council Legislation would Expand Car Sharing

Car2go likely to face competition next year.

11/24/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Mayor Murray Will Propose Car Sharing Expansion

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring car sharing, linking, and swapping.

09/15/2014 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Report: Car2Go a (Slightly Qualified) Success

A new report from the city's transportation department is mostly good news for the carsharing service Car2Go.

04/09/2014 By Erica C. Barnett


PubliCalendar: Reassessing, Car Sharing, and Campaign Training

Today's picks for civic nerds.

03/06/2014 By Genie Leslie


PubliCalendar: Waterfront, Unions, and Car Sharing

Today's picks for civic nerds.

03/05/2014 By Genie Leslie

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Higher Standards

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring aPodments, taxis, bikes, and teachers.

09/04/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Uniform Response

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring collapsing bridges, snarky pitches, paid sick leave, getting hosed, and more.

05/24/2013 By Morning Fizz

The C Is for Crank

The Death of Zipcar

Rental-car behemoth Avis' purchase of Zipcar means the end of carsharing as we know it.

01/03/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

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 Hall

Car-Sharing Proposal Could Face Flat Tire

City council members warn of the potential pitfalls of a nascent local carsharing service.

10/30/2012 By Erica C. Barnett