Talk Is Cheap

Every member of Seattle's City Council will tell you that they believe the City should invest in infrastructure that promotes walking, biking, and transit and helps reduce car-dependence. Just don't ask them to make any hard choices to pay for it.

10/25/2010 By Dan Bertolet


McGinn's $13 Million Walk Bike Ride Plan Is More Equitable Than You Think

When Mayor Mike McGinn announced $13 million in alternative transportation funding in his otherwise bleak budget, he was decried as once again pandering to bicyclists at everyone's expense. A closer look at the budget breakdown reveals an equitable block

10/08/2010 By Josh Cohen

The C is for Crank

Why I'm Skeptical of McGinn's Nightlife Initiative

Mayor Mike McGinn's proposed nightlife initiative contains a lot of sensible ideas that would make Seattle's nightlife scene safer and more sane. Unfortunately, the best ideas are ones McGinn himself can't do anything about.

07/13/2010 By Erica C. Barnett