Southbound and down

How to Travel Between Seattle and Portland

How to avoid getting stuck in I–5 traffic is the question that haunts us all. So what's really the best way to get to Portland—bux, train, plane, or car?

04/11/2022 By Allison Williams

2022 Legislative Session

A Missing Indigenous People Alert Is Coming to a Highway, or Phone, Near You

A Washington law is the first of its kind in the country to address the epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women.

04/04/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Feature

A Highway, Divided: What Drives Opposition to I-5’s Uncle Sam Sign?

How the Hamilton Sign's provocative messages drove one newcomer to wage his own battle for free speech.

03/01/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Exit Strategies

It's Easier Than Ever to Get the Heck Out of Seattle

We've got a new airport, better roads, and greener ferries on the way.

12/23/2019 By Allison Williams

Snap Judgment

Urban Planners Want to Lid I-5

Recent proposals for lidding the downtown portion of I-5 and expanding the Washington State Convention Center have some dreaming of a more spacious city center. Pour that concrete or let the sun shine in?

01/25/2016 By Joanna Sappenfield

Morning Fizz

The Case for Lidding I-5

McDermott votes to oppose visa restrictions, Seattlish annotates Seattle Weekly, and Northwest Urbanist makes a compelling case for a central park.

12/10/2015 By Josh Feit

Article

Day Trips 2013: I Spy on I-5

Your Interstate Bingo Card

10/01/2013 By Allison Williams

Day Trips

Destinations by Distance from Seattle

From 10 miles to 83 miles—pick a place by how much gas is in your tank.

10/01/2013 By Allison Williams

Opinion

Isn't it Weird That...

A weird thing we noticed about the Washington State Republicans' take on the I-5 bridge collapse.

05/24/2013 By Josh Feit