Mayor's Race 2017

Tim Eyman Awkwardly Gets Involved in Seattle's Mayoral Race

In an odd press release Friday morning, Eyman likened Durkan to Donald Trump.

07/14/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Morning Fizz

Sound Transit's Assumption About Suburban Parking Didn't Pan Out. Now They Should Save $200 Million.

Despite being lured by park and rides, suburban cities say no anyway.

12/28/2016 By Josh Feit

Election Day 2016

Smeared. Cleared. Repeat. The Ultimate Hillary Clinton Story.

Why Comey's recklessness may define a potential Clinton presidency and why light rail may define a new progressive regionalism.

11/08/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

2 Videos to Watch Before Election Day

These two videos make it clear why election day is a big deal.

11/07/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Email: Seattle Times Reporter Calls Out Paper's Own Anti–Sound Transit Bias

Reporting on Sound Transit and arm twisting for donations.

10/04/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Mayor and Unanimous Council Sign Off on Secured Scheduling Law

Seattle leads the country, follows the union.

09/20/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Transit Activists Spoof Seattle Times

As Seattle Times sides with suburbs, Seattle Subway questions paper's relevance.

09/19/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Sound Transit Three Campaign Kicks Off with Big Agenda and Nagging Footnote

Progressive coalition comes together at dynamic kickoff. But will the region sign off?

09/14/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Editorial

A Regional Response to Regional Growth

Why expanding light rail is key to the future of the Puget Sound.

09/07/2016 By Lorena González

Morning Fizz

SDOT Gets It on Student Transit Rights, Superintendent Candidate Struggles on Student Trans Rights

Transit for low-income students, transit for the region, and "murky" answers on transgender rights.

08/31/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Light Rail Ridership Spikes at 80,000 Passengers in One (Non-Event) Day

Booming ridership, opposition dollars, and an Amazon drive-thru.

08/26/2016 By Josh Feit

Guest Opinion

Sound Transit Taxing Authority Does Not Poach Education Dollars

The property tax portion of ST3 is not part of the state's education fund.

08/16/2016 By Joe Fitzgibbon

Morning Fizz

Sound Transit Committee Approves Northgate Parking Garage

Seattle City Council member Rob Johnson raises questions about need for parking.

08/12/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Plastic Bag Ban Noncompliance, District Councils Not Working

A radical change at the department of neighborhoods, disappointing stats on the plastic bag ban, and big business all in on ST3.

07/13/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Campaign Themes Emerge as Sound Transit Sends $54 Billion Measure to Ballot

Sound Transit sends light rail measure to voters.

06/24/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Internal Sound Transit Emails Reveal Confused Parking Strategy, UW Acknowledges U-Pass Not Working

PubliCola public records request shows how Sound Transit thinks about parking estimates, and UW outlines troubled U-Pass program.

06/23/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Boasting, Endorsing, Streamlining, and Taxing

Walkinshaw claims polling shows him ahead, Macri to get key endorsement, Seattle weighs streamlining light rail process, and the tax factor.

06/06/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Sound Transit Revises Expansion with Expedited Timeline, Suburbs Lead the Way on Zoning Changes

Suburbs agree to help pay for downtown Seattle tunnel and streamlined permitting process. What's Seattle doing?

05/27/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

King County Democrats Endorse, Sound Transit Revises, Hillary Clinton Surprises, and Lindy West Speaks

Jayapal wins King County Democrats endorsement, but race remains tight at district level.

05/26/2016 By Josh Feit