Expire, Meters

Street Parking Is Free in Seattle—For Now

A temporary ban on paid parking and hourly time limits presides until the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order is lifted.

04/06/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

SEATTLE JEEZ

Some Totally Serious Ideas to Get You Through Seattle Squeeze 2.0

Connect 2020's light-rail interruptions bring chaos to Seattle commutes. You might as well have a little fun with it.

01/08/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Snap Judgment

What Should Be on the 2020 Washington State Legislative Agenda?

As lawmakers convene on January 13 to kick off the 2020 session, three Washingtonians opine on what they’d like to see.

12/23/2019 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Step by Step

What the Heck Is a Walking School Bus?

One local researcher revives a bygone practice—the stroll to school.

11/26/2019 By Lily Hansen

Transportation

How Close Is Seattle to an E-Scooter Pilot Program?

City officials are still struggling to work through the several concerns over safety and regulation.

10/31/2019 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Trainspotting

A Seattleite's Guide to Link Light Rail Disruptions and Expansions

October brings some small transit woes—but also hope—as long-awaited station openings are finally in sight.

10/02/2019 By Lily Hansen

Transportation Tidings

The Monorail Finally Jumps on the ORCA Card Bandwagon

Translation: It's not just for tourists anymore.

10/01/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jaime Archer

Transit, Interrupted

Seattle Squeeze 2.0? Downtown Light Rail Stations Will Close Several Days This Fall.

Need to get from UW to Sea-Tac over the weekend? It’s going to be a doozy.

09/09/2019 By Lily Hansen

Climate (Policy) Change

10 Important Takeaways from Seattle's Green New Deal

Seattle City Council announced an ambitious list of climate goals. Here's what you need to know.

08/21/2019 By Lily Hansen

Snap Judgment

Would You Actually Ride an E-Scooter?

This fall, the city will start accepting permit applications for electric scooter companies.

08/20/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Snap Judgment

Should We Dig a Light Rail Tunnel to West Seattle?

Are forthcoming stations, like the one in West Seattle, a potential $700 million project, worth more construction woes?

05/29/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Along for the Ride

Seattle Isn’t a Bike Town for Everyone. This Group Wants to Change That.

Seattle Bike Train hopes to give newcomers a gentle introduction to bike commuting in this hilly city—and they do it sans lycra.

05/24/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Transportation Dispatch

The Seattle Scooter Invasion Has Begun

7 things you should know about the city's impending scooter share program.

05/10/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Seafaring 101

The Bare-Bones Basics to Riding a Ferry

What every passenger should know before embarking.

04/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

The Game Changers

Seattle's Marine Transit Evolves as the Population Booms

From high-speed commuter boats to the future of hybrid-electric ferries.

04/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

Name That Boat

How to Identify Every Boat in Washington's Ferry Fleet

What's in a (ferry's) name? A whole lot of planning, apparently.

04/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

Nautical Niceties

The 10 Washington Ferry Rider Commandments

Thou shalt follow social etiquette or risk getting duly called out on the boat’s PA system.

04/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

Snap Judgment

Will WSDOT’s Altered Mile Markers Deter Stealing?

To nix the theft of amusing “420” and “69” signs, transportation officials have been shaving off a decimal point.

03/26/2019 By Anne Dennon

Busmageddon?

Your Bus Is About to Get Kicked Out of the Transit Tunnel. Here's How to Deal.

Your downtown bus route is about to change, and other public transit shakeups explained.

03/12/2019 By Haley Gray Edited by Jaime Archer