In Transit

Lisa Herbold Still Hates the Streetcar

The $285.8 million price tag and $65.3 million shortfall could be her best chance to kill the project.

02/06/2019 By Hayat Norimine

Public Transit

Durkan Nominates Sam Zimbabwe as New SDOT Leader

If approved, the transportation director would take the helm as SDOT faces a range of upcoming challenges.

12/18/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Last Week In Politics

Top 10 Stories: Seattle's Streetcar, the Showbox, and the Mariners

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

07/31/2018 By Grace Madigan

Morning Roundup

Morning Roundup: Base Fare for Uber, Tolls on Downtown Roads, MLK Jr.

Your local politics morning digest.

04/04/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Morning Roundup

Morning Roundup: Head Tax, Streetcar Expansion, More Sinclair

Your local politics morning digest.

04/03/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Morning Roundup

Morning Roundup: Seattle's Parking Ordinance, Sinclair, Tariffs

Your local politics morning digest.

04/02/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Office

Durkan Halts Downtown Streetcar Project Pending Review

The Seattle mayor said there were "too many questions about the true costs of this project and the risks to taxpayers."

03/30/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Morning Fizz

Patty Murray Vets Sessions, Capitol Hill Vets Streetcar Extension, GOP Vets Trans Rights, and You Vet Buskers

Women's rights, transit, trans rights, and the arts.

01/10/2017 By Josh Feit

I'm New Here

How to Be Carless in Seattle

Car and bike shares, public transit, and—gasp—jaywalking around town.

08/20/2015 By Allison Williams

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: What Causes Runaway Inequality?

Today's picks for civic nerds

01/30/2015 By Darren Davis

One Question

One Question About the Streetcar for Council Member Nick Licata

One question for city council member Nick Licata, who was the lone "No" vote yesterday against the First Hill streetcar plan yesterday.

07/22/2014

One Question

One Question for Mayor Murray

One question about the proposed downtown streetcar for Mayor Ed Murray.

03/10/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "Artificially Capping UberX is Not the Answer."

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring polling, biking, capping, and the streetcar.

02/12/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Cajoling and Working

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring pending campaign surprise, last night's campaign debate, and the next campaign.

10/23/2013 By Morning Fizz

On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Streetcars, Postmarks, the Arena, and Drones

Our daily roundup.

02/07/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

The Latest on the Streetcar

The latest news on funding to plan Seattle's streetcar system.

11/07/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Council Member O'Brien Will Try to Restore Funding for Eastlake Transit

City council member Mike O'Brien hopes to reach a compromise that would restore some funding for streetcar planning on Eastlake in 2013.

11/02/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Jolt

Wednesday Jolt: The Historic Streetcar

The day's winners and losers. Image via Stephen Rees on Flickr.

08/15/2012 By Afternoon Jolt