This Month in Seattle Tech

The Strange Saga of the KUOW Radio Glitch in Mazdas

Also in Seattle tech news: Amazon gives corporate workers raises and Microsoft and Expedia push for workers to return to the office.

02/25/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

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

Get on the Bus

#VanLife in Real Life

From retro Vanagons to the high-end Mercedes Metris, roadside detours just got a lot more comfortable.

09/11/2018 By Allison Williams

Who We Are

It's Time Seattle's Car-Loving Transplants Get with the Program

Two wheels forward, four wheels back: Nearly two-thirds of Seattleites under age 35 drive alone to work.

02/23/2017 By Josh Feit

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: October 13–19

National Book Award winner James McBride, '@Midnight' favorite Ron Funches, and horror improv: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

10/13/2014 By Darren Davis

Afternoon Jolt

Monday Jolt: Three Losers and One Winner

Mayor Murray, Sen. Murray, Clint Didier, and Coal.

09/15/2014 By Afternoon Jolt

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: New SDOT Director Recommends Watching This Louis CK Video

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring NSFW videos and NSFW quotes.

09/10/2014 By Morning Fizz

On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Hooray for Pot, Gays, and Urbanism

Our daily roundup.

12/06/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

The C Is For Crank

The "War on Cars" Is a Hallucination

The Seattle Times re-engages in battle against an imaginary enemy: The "War on Cars."

11/19/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


Is There a War on Bikes?

Never mind the "War on Cars." In the wake of three recent cyclist deaths, we ask PubliCola's ThinkTank if there's a war on bikes?

09/27/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

BikeNerd: Today's Bike News

Today's Bike News features Congressional Republicans, an ornery HuffPo editorial, and an attempted homicide.

09/22/2011 By Peter Johnson

The C is for Crank

Obama's Jobs Plan Should Focus on Bikes, Not Cars

Why Obama's latest spending package won't solve the US' economic problems.

09/16/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

McGinn to Convene Road Safety Summit, Emphasize Education and Enforcement

In the wake of several recent cyclist deaths, Mayor Mike McGinn proposes convening a bike safety summit and increasing education and enforcement efforts to reduce car-bike collisions.

09/15/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

Cars Don't Kill People, People Do

Imagine seeing the headline "Knife stabs man on street corner," or "bicycle runs into pedestrian." Imagine how the headlines would be different if the man who broke the girl's legs with his SUV had done so with his bare hands.

05/31/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


On The Wretchedness Of A Culture In Which People Get So Upset About Bicycles

The KIRO FM bike nazi rant in response to Seattle's first bike box was in large part just a PR stunt, but the truth is that in essence that rant is a pretty accurate representation of how mainstream America thinks.

10/01/2010 By Dan Bertolet


Car Hater

One reason I hate cars (but not the only one): They kill and maim an insanely high number of innocent people, and are a constant threat to those who are simply trying to exist peacefully on planet Earth.

08/04/2010 By Dan Bertolet