Afternoon Jolt

Monday Jolt: Three Losers and One Winner

Mayor Murray, Sen. Murray, Clint Didier, and Coal.

09/15/2014 By Afternoon Jolt

The C Is For Crank

The "War on Cars" Is a Hallucination

The Seattle Times re-engages in battle against an imaginary enemy: The "War on Cars."

11/19/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


Is There a War on Bikes?

Never mind the "War on Cars." In the wake of three recent cyclist deaths, we ask PubliCola's ThinkTank if there's a war on bikes?

09/27/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

BikeNerd: Today's Bike News

Today's Bike News features Congressional Republicans, an ornery HuffPo editorial, and an attempted homicide.

09/22/2011 By Peter Johnson

The C is for Crank

Obama's Jobs Plan Should Focus on Bikes, Not Cars

Why Obama's latest spending package won't solve the US' economic problems.

09/16/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

McGinn to Convene Road Safety Summit, Emphasize Education and Enforcement

In the wake of several recent cyclist deaths, Mayor Mike McGinn proposes convening a bike safety summit and increasing education and enforcement efforts to reduce car-bike collisions.

09/15/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


On The Wretchedness Of A Culture In Which People Get So Upset About Bicycles

The KIRO FM bike nazi rant in response to Seattle's first bike box was in large part just a PR stunt, but the truth is that in essence that rant is a pretty accurate representation of how mainstream America thinks.

10/01/2010 By Dan Bertolet