Accidental Island Time

The West Seattle Bridge Will Reopen in September. Possibly.

The Seattle Department of Transportation has set a new goal for finishing work on the cracked span.

06/10/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Curb Real Estate

A Guide to Passing the Seattle Parking Test

Do you have to pay for parking in Seattle? How much does street parking cost? And what is the 72 hour rule? All your questions about parking, answered.

05/05/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Stay in Your Lane

Ticketing Traffic Cameras Are Set to Go Live in Seattle

How bad is the driving in Seattle? Depends who you ask. But the city is about to make obstructing a crosswalk, intersection, or bus lane more expensive.

02/21/2022 By Malia Alexander

Power Players

The Most Influential People in Seattle Sports, Travel, and Recreation

Sue Bird, Megan Rapinoe, and Rick Steves are among the athletes, adventure-seekers, and transit buffs who guide the way we move.

12/09/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy and Allison Williams

Explainer

Which Seattle Bridge Will Close Next?

With the West Seattle Bridge closed until 2022, a look at the state of the Magnolia, University, Ballard, and Fremont bridges, among others.

09/09/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Forget Frogger

A New Game Allows You to Redesign Seattle Streets

But can it help direct the future of Seattle transit and traffic?

09/28/2020 By Sophia Gates

Coronavirus Chronicles

Seattle Parks Will Be Open This Weekend

But you'll have to "keep it moving."

04/17/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

News Wire

This Week, Seattle Made Moves to Help Low-Income Residents

The threat of a coronavirus outbreak looms, but free bus passes and a winter evictions ban offer potential relief in other areas.

02/28/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy and Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work January 14–17

Pints and arias, a literary bus driver, and some futurist soul.

01/14/2019 By Aly Brady

Lost in Transit

Seattle Has 'Transit Deserts' and—Surprise—It's No Fun to Ride the Bus There

As the city's public transportation system expands, its most vulnerable riders are getting left behind.

11/20/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Who We Are

It's Time Seattle's Car-Loving Transplants Get with the Program

Two wheels forward, four wheels back: Nearly two-thirds of Seattleites under age 35 drive alone to work.

02/23/2017 By Josh Feit

Transportation

SDOT's Numbers Don't Capture Major Transit Increase

About that underwhelming .78 percent stat...

01/04/2017 By Josh Feit

Questions Answered

Kiersten Grove Is Steering Seattle’s Transportation Future

Over the next 25 years, 116 miles of rapid transit could transform our transportation system and our city.

10/21/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

U-Pass Program in Jeopardy?

Transit cuts, transgender rights, and tricky wording.

06/21/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Civil Rights Takes Center Stage at City Hall

New council members bring a new agenda to city hall, but does it include transit?

12/22/2015 By Josh Feit

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Meaningful Movies and the Impending Robot Takeover

Today's picks for civic nerds

05/01/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Last Call for Transit Advisory Board Applications

Today's picks for civic nerds

04/29/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Morning Fizz

Mayor Murray Sets Affordable Housing Goal of 20,000 Units in Next 10 Years

Caffeinated news featuring housing, driving, and running

03/26/2015 By Josh Feit

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: What Polling Can Tell Us About the Future of Transit

Today's picks for civic nerds

03/10/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Jen Pahlka on Strengthening Our Digital Infrastructure

Today's picks for civic nerds

03/06/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh