Pedestrian Chronicles

Enlightened Pedestrian Planning

City planners should use time as a metric as they upgrade downtown's central pedestrian corridor.

01/18/2017 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Urbanist Hopes, Democratic Expectations, and Neighborhood Demands

What Tim Kaine means for the Democrats, what Jim McDermott means for the Democrats, and what West Woodland wants from Ballard.

07/25/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Licata's Legacy

I had the honor of interviewing Nick Licata last night as he assesses Seattle politics.

05/12/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

The New York Times Asks if Any City Will Vote for Sanders

Seattle asks do we exist?

04/26/2016 By Josh Feit


City Canon: Tinder Is a Metaphor

Swiping and categorizing Seattleites.

02/12/2016 By Anand Balasubrahmanyan

Afternoon Editorial

Proactive Renaissance

Iterative planning is not an option if Seattle wants to succeed in the future.

02/09/2016 By Jon Scholes

Morning Fizz

Homelessness Takes Center Stage in City Hall and Olympia

Macri running in 43rd, Harris talking at city hall, and Nelson seeking emergency aid in Olympia.

02/05/2016 By Josh Feit


The City Canon: Car Crashes, Car Parts, and Car People

Finding pro-city politics in awesome movies, music, and books.

01/22/2016 By Tom Fucoloro


The City Canon

Finding urbanist politics in awesome movies, music, and books.

01/15/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Expediting Bad Design

The suburban office park model is disappearing, but it shouldn't relocate to the city.

01/08/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

The Final Word of the Year from the Year's Biggest Winner

Calling herself an urbanist, brand new at-large city council member Lorena González gets last say on the G-word, growth.

12/31/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Look Who's Relevant Now

Jimmy Carter's prescient policies.

12/07/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

More Election Stats and News

Urbanists really win, Herbold still in the running, and SDOT transit division director out.

11/05/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

A Followup Question for Kshama Sawant

Sawant supports 23rd Avenue redesign in Central District, Murray supports Juarez.

10/26/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Urbanism in Its Own Right

'Social justice' and 'equity' are the most overused words of the year, and environmentalists need to stop trying to justify their movement with pandering overtures.

09/18/2015 By Josh Feit

Guest Opinion

The Slippery Slope of the Affordable Housing "Grand Bargain"

How social justice advocates can save the grand bargain.

09/14/2015 By Dan Bertolet

Morning Fizz

Friday LIKES & DISLIKES: Urbanism Wins in the Suburbs Too

A review of the week's news

08/07/2015 By Josh Feit


HALA's Grand Bargain Is Key to an Equitable and Sustainable Seattle

Social Justice, environmental, affordable housing, transportation, and labor groups come together to support HALA.

08/03/2015 By Guest Opinion


A Social Justice Urbanism

Sierra Club leaders outline affordable housing platform

06/25/2015 By Bonnie Gail, Robert Cruickshank, and Jesse Piedfort


PubliCalendar: Ancient Places in the Pacific Northwest

Today's picks for civic nerds

06/09/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh