Morning Fizz

When You Adjust for Inflation

Friday Edition: a state spending math lesson; a compromise; a comparison between the deep bore tunnel and the I/5 surface option; a reaction from Mayor McGinn to Pete Holmes' other lawsuit; and a question for port commissioner Bill Bryant.

04/15/2011 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

The Senate's Assumption

Thursday edition: An important footnote in the state budget (sorry, labor); Mike O'Brien gets closer to the people; UW and the commercial parking tax; and Ferguson's fundraising fudge.

04/14/2011 By Morning Fizz


Talk Is Cheap

Every member of Seattle's City Council will tell you that they believe the City should invest in infrastructure that promotes walking, biking, and transit and helps reduce car-dependence. Just don't ask them to make any hard choices to pay for it.

10/25/2010 By Dan Bertolet


McGinn's $13 Million Walk Bike Ride Plan Is More Equitable Than You Think

When Mayor Mike McGinn announced $13 million in alternative transportation funding in his otherwise bleak budget, he was decried as once again pandering to bicyclists at everyone's expense. A closer look at the budget breakdown reveals an equitable block

10/08/2010 By Josh Cohen

City Hall

Council to Consider Exempting UW from Parking Tax Increase

The city council will consider exempting large institutions that subsidize transit, like the University of Washington, from an increase in the commercial parking tax.

09/22/2010 By Erica C. Barnett