City Hall

Mayor Murray Proposes $45 Million Plan to Prevent Seattle Bus Cuts

State fail. County fail. Now, it's the City's turn.

05/13/2014 By Josh Feit

City Hall

As Seattle-Only Bus Measure Moves Forward, Murray Says He'll Announce Competing Proposal Next Week

As supporters of a Seattle-only Metro funding measure collect signatures, Mayor Ed Murray says he'll announce his own temporary funding proposal next week.

05/08/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Fundamental Principles

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring polling, recanting, and surveillance.

05/07/2014 By Morning Fizz

Isn't It Weird That

Isn't It Weird That... Bus Cuts and Affordable Housing

Some weird things we noticed about bus cut rhetoric and affordable housing arguments.

05/06/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Extra Fizz: Minimum Wage, Metro, and Murray

Extra Fizz: Minimum Wage, Metro, Murray, and More.

04/25/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: King County Voters Rejecting Metro Funding Measure

Caffeinated News and Gossip featuring last night's special election results.

04/23/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Adversaries by Day

Caffeinated News & Gossip: Look who's supporting Prop. 1

04/22/2014 By Morning Fizz

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Vote Yes on Metro Funding

An eloquent argument for saving Metro service.

04/21/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning FIzz

Morning Fizz: "Especially if You're Wearing a Skirt Like That."

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring tips, candidates, and buses.

04/21/2014 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Extra Fizz: Heavy Metro Cuts Looming, Signature Gatherers on $15 Measure Not Getting $15

Extra Fizz: Raising the minimum wage and cutting bus service.

04/15/2014 By Erica C. Barnett and Josh Feit

The C Is for Crank

Don't Listen to the Seattle Times on Prop. 1

Don't listen to the Seattle Times. Vote "Yes" on Metro funding this April.

04/08/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "The Troubling Part Is..."

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring pranksters, withdrawals, and splits.

03/05/2014 By Morning Fizz


That Sinking Feeling: Tunnel Manager Says No Need to Worry About Sinking Viaduct

Tunnel project manager says the public shouldn't be concerned about revelations that the Alaskan Way Viaduct is sinking due to a contractor's work on the tunnel.

02/25/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Election 2014

The Left Wing of the Progressive Movement: Sawant Supports Metro Measure

Progressives like socialist council member Kshama Sawant aren't thrilled that the Metro funding proposal relies on regressive taxes. But they may realize they have no other option.

02/24/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Simultaneous Fiasco

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: devastating cuts, powerful unions, incompetence, and cautious optimism.

02/24/2014 By Morning Fizz

The C Is for Crank

Imagine If...

The Seahawks parade as an argument for preserving public transit.

02/05/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: One-Stop-Shop Liberalism

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring buses, a unified theory, and this morning's Fizz Clip.

02/05/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Clueless

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring vehicle license fee votes, split votes, and more.

01/15/2014 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

County Leaders Announce "Plan B" if State Transportation Package Falls Through

King County leaders announced a "Plan B" local tax proposal if the state fails to pass a transportation package, and Metro union announces new wage concessions.

11/21/2013 By Erica C. Barnett


Metro Review: One in Six Cameras Don't Work

According to a review in the wake of a bus shooting in August, one in six Metro bus cameras aren't working.

10/24/2013 By Erica C. Barnett