Morning Fizz

Affordable Housing Plan Threatened by Fake Math

Sightline pushes mayor to stand by development goals.

01/11/2017 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Herbold Amendment to Grand Bargain Spooks Developers and Urbanists

Herbold amendment would add fees to account for demolition of existing housing.

07/29/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Where the Congressional Candidates Stand on the Great Bernie-Hillary Divide

McDermott wannabes fess up on Bernie versus Hillary debate, Sightline jumps in to Murray versus NIMBY debate, and the return of Darcy Burner?

01/25/2016 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Local Fossil Fuel Infrastructure Eclipses XL Pipeline

Sightline Study frames Pacific NW as Ground Zero in fight against fossil fuel exports.

09/09/2014 By Josh Feit


PubliCalendar GiveBIG Follow Up

We made sure you knew GiveBIG was Tuesday, May 6. And it went well.

05/09/2014 By Ezra Parter

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Further Actions Will Be Required

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring disparate reports, snappy testimony, a deceptively banal resume, and a PubliCola TV classic .

01/24/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Unlike His Predecessor

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring health care, light rail, memos to Murray, and Bertha.

01/02/2014 By Morning Fizz


The High Cost of Seattle's "Free" Parking

Sightline reports on the high cost of "free" residential parking for Seattle apartment residents.

12/12/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Afternoon Jolt

Afternoon Jolt: State Will Scrutinize Broad Impacts of Coal Proposal

In a big win for environmentalists, coal proposal comes under serious scrutiny.

07/31/2013 By Josh Feit

The C is for Crank

Legalizing Cheap Housing, Without Eliminating Standards

Sightline's Alan Durning argues that we should eliminate regulations that increase the cost of housing. We agree—until he argues against the city's rental-housing inspection law.

11/20/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


Wednesday Jolt: State Residents are Driving Less

The day's winners and losers.

08/29/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

The C is for Crank

Joel Connelly Is Bad at Math

Joel Connelly loves spending extra money to drive to Bellevue. Image via WSDOT.

08/20/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


Take That, Portland: Seattle Uses Transit More, But Use Drops With Income

New Sightline report shows that Seattle beats out Portland in transit ridership.

02/29/2012 By Josh Feit

On Other Blogs

Sightline: Most States Still Mandate White Pages Delivery

Sightline: Why is it illegal NOT to get the white pages?

02/13/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

Sightline: Traffic Eases on 520, I-5, Even 405

Sightline: Early traffic stats show a "dramatic" change in travel patterns across Lake Washington.

01/05/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

Hybrids Aren't the Reason Gas Taxes Are Declining

The proliferation of hybrid cars isn't the reason gas tax revenues are declining in Washington State.

12/15/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

Sightline: Reducing Pedestrian Deaths is Not a Partisan Issue

Sightline: Giving cities authority to reduce their own speed limits isn't a "war on cars."

10/20/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

Sightline: Maybe Vehicle License Fees Aren't Regressive After All

Sightline: When you consider who will pay (and who will benefit), the $60 car-tab fee may not be so "regressive" after all.

09/28/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Sightline Reports: Northwest Drivers Are Using Less Gas

A new Sightline Institute report finds that, per capita, Northwest drivers are using less gas than at any point since 1965.

09/14/2011 By Erica C. Barnett