Morning Fizz

The Port Irony, the McDermott Race, the SDOT Skeptic, and the New Sound Transit Normal

Barney Frank endorses Walkinshaw, O'Brien to hear from SDOT, and Sound Transit revises spending guidelines.

05/13/2016 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

Sound Transit Expansion Plan Likely to Include Large Investment in Parking Facilities

ST3 on table, Starbucks under scrutiny, and SDOT in new light.

03/24/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Clinton in Seattle, Investigation at SDOT, and Costs in the Suburbs

Murray introduces Clinton in Sanders-friendly Seattle, city takes serious look at Kubly ties to Pronto, and Sound Transit review panel notes suburban costs.

03/23/2016 By Josh Feit and Josh Kelety

Morning Fizz

Council Approves Pronto Deal, Ethics Questions Linger

A big win for bike share, though mayor never formally cleared SDOT director's role.

03/15/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

It Takes a City

The urbanist moment in Chicago.

03/14/2016 By Josh Feit

Friday Editorial

Bike Sharing Is Bike Infrastructure

A public investment in bike infrastructure should include bikes.

03/04/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Economic Security Tops Voters' Concerns, Council Vote Devolves into Saturday Night Live Skit

Homelessness, rent, affordability, and the economy worry voters; bike sharing weirds out council.

03/04/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Council Agrees Bike Sharing Is Good, but Finds Little Common Ground During Tense Pronto Hearing

Divided committee sends bike sharing proposal to full council.

03/02/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Republicans Versus Republicans, Democrats Versus Democrats, and Herbold Versus Bike Share?

Republican candidate condemns Trump, house Democrats challenge Chopp, and freshman council members differ on bike share.

02/29/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Murray Finds Mitigation Money for Beleaguered Central Area Businesses

Questions about the $650,000 for 23rd Avenue and questions about the $305,000 for Pronto.

02/23/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Seattle Department of Transportation Makes Its Pronto Pitch

Pronto supporters on council and in audience have several caveats.

02/22/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Quietly, SDOT Has Already Written Big Checks to Keep Pronto Afloat

As council considers letting SDOT spend $1.4 million to save Pronto, city has already spent $305,000 on the beleaguered nonprofit.

02/18/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Burgers, Bike Bail Out, and Bus Rapid Transit at City Hall

City council puts cheery spin on transit hurdles and troubles.

02/02/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "Significant Adverse Impacts"

Caffeinated News featuring the City's hearing examiner, low-income rates, and the Republican establishment.

10/22/2014 By Morning Fizz

City

Paying for Pronto

Who's Paying for Pronto

10/16/2014 By Josh Feit

Bike Share

Welcome, Pronto: Bike Sharing Launches in Seattle

It's been a long time coming. Is this thing really going to work?

10/14/2014 By Allison Williams

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "Majority Support in Every Demographic Category" for Class Size Initiative

Caffeinated News featuring class-size measure heading to victory and bikeshare comes to Seattle.

10/14/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "Concerns That This Legislation Will Result in Higher Rents"

Caffeinated News featuring aPodments, bike sharing, and a city by city strategy.

10/13/2014 By Morning Fizz