Morning Fizz

Pronto Plans Jeopardized Again

Good news for car sharing, more bad news for bike sharing.

05/09/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Hippie vs. Hippie in Seattle; Democrat vs. Democrat in Olympia

Caffeinated news featuring a debate about the environment and a debate about transportation.

02/20/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Sawant Critical of $15 Oversight Plan (and $140 Million Tunnel Contingency Plan)

Caffeinated News featuring the tunnel, the $15 minimum wage, and Kshama Sawant

02/10/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Sawant Opponent Says Socialist Council Member Is "Divisive"

Caffeinated news featuring WSDOT's scary testimony, Hearne's campaign, and Bagshaw's email

01/08/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Female Democratic House Reps Underepresented in Leadership

Caffeinated News featuring a glass ceiling in Olympia and a national laughingstock on the waterfront.

12/29/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

"The Change in Settlement from High to Low"

Caffeinated News featuring more maps, a suburban uprising, and lazy senators.

12/12/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

WSDOT Map Shows Worst Damage

Caffeinated News featuring sinking, parking, and poverty.

12/11/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "Instead of Focusing on Plan B, Let's Focus on Making Plan A Work."

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring tuition, buses, divisions, and polls.

09/09/2014 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Another Delay In Tunnel Project

Tunnel contractor says the project will be delayed again, adds that his firm is "hopeful" that dispute with the state over who pays "never gets to [lawsuit] stage."

07/28/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

One Question

One Question About the Tunnel for Mayor Ed Murray

One question about the tunnel for Mayor Ed Murray.

06/27/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Murray on Tunnel: "We're Going to Have to Look at Alternatives."

Mayor Ed Murray says that if the state and its contractors can't fix the tunnel machine, the city will look at alternatives to the deep-bore tunnel.

06/27/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Transportation

WSDOT Head: "We Are Concerned" About Future of Tunnel Project

State transportation secretary Lynn Peterson says she's "concerned" about the future of the tunnel, "given the history of issues on this project."

04/30/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Transportation

Tuesday Jolt: WSDOT Secretary Says "Small Possibility" Tunnel Won't Be Built

On KIRO's Dori Monson Show, state transportation secretary Lynn Peterson says there's a "small possibility" that the downtown tunnel will never be built.

04/29/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "I Will Have to Pass on Your Offer."

Caffeinated News and Gossip featuring I Told You Sos and No Thank Yous.

04/28/2014 By Morning Fizz

Transportation

WSDOT: Tunneling Won't Start Until March of Next Year

The state Department of Transportation now says the tunnel-boring machine, which the state initially said might start up again in September, won't get back to work until March 2015.

04/21/2014 By Afternoon Jolt

Transportation

WSDOT: Tunnel Repairs Likely More Extensive Than Previously Anticipated

The state transportation department's tunnel manager says the tunnel contractor has told WSDOT it will have to replace a larger part of the tunneling machine than previously thought.

04/03/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

One Question

One (Unanswered) Question for WSDOT on the Tunnel

One unanswered question for WSDOT on the deep-bore tunnel.

03/13/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Transportation

Tunnel Update: Tentative Repair Plans and an Archaeological Scavenger Hunt

State officials announce tentative plans for accessing—and hopefully fixing—the stalled tunnel-boring machine.

03/13/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

City Transportation Chair to WSDOT: Give City Some Reassurance on Tunnel

One question about the tunnel for city council transportation chair Tom Rasmussen.

03/07/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "The Troubling Part Is..."

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring pranksters, withdrawals, and splits.

03/05/2014 By Morning Fizz