City Hall

Council Committee Approves Streetcar Construction

A council committee approves moving forward with the First Hill Streetcar.

02/28/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


Metro to Cut Route that Replaced Waterfront Streetcar

The waterfront streetcar's Catch-22.

12/19/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

More Challenges for Aloha Streetcar, Ballard Rail

More challenges for proposed streetcar and rail extensions to north Capitol Hill and Ballard.

12/14/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

"I Wouldn't Put a Lot of Faith in the Idea"

Wednesday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: bad news for the streetcar; good news for food banks; good news for the budget ... in February?; and more.

12/13/2011 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

A Look at Next Year's Transportation Budget: Less for Maintenance, More for Transit Planning

A look at the city's (grim) 2012 transportation budget.

10/28/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Tuesday Jolt: Seattle Gets $900K For Streetcar Study

The day's winners and losers.

10/18/2011 By Afternoon Jolt


Pioneer Square May Not Get Streetcar

The city's "promise" to build a streetcar to Pioneer Square wasn't exactly a promise.

09/21/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Council Puts $60 Transportation Fee on Ballot

The city council, meeting as the Transportation Benefits District board, voted today to put a $60 vehicle license fee to pay for transit on the November ballot.

08/16/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Poll: Voters Like Vehicle License Fee

A new, still-unreleased poll shows that voters support a new license fee to pay for transit.

06/07/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Our Little Times Square

04/27/2010 By Dan Bertolet


The History of Seattle

04/22/2010 By Chris Kissel

The C is for Crank

STB: No Streetcar on 12th Ave.

12/10/2009 By Erica C. Barnett


Lay Down Tracks (or) Boost the Buses?

Trolley backers claim more streetcars will convert transit haters and spur development. But buses are cheaper, and Seattleites are already flocking to them.

01/03/2009 By Eric Scigliano