Commentary

July 16, 2014 11:58 PM
Traffic in and around Seattle is about to get really, really bad
November 16, 2012 7:17 PM
Like many of you, earlier this week I giggled and snickered at Pete Wells' New York Times all-question takedown of Guy Fieri's Times Square...
September 28, 2012 5:54 PM
A few excerpts from favorite articles in the current issue of Seattle magazine: TRAVELFind your dream lodge getaway. "When we were coming...
Metro's new RapidRide bus
August 30, 2012 5:55 AM
Another bright, shiny new innovation as we struggle towards transportation efficiency: Metro's gradual rollout of the new "RapidRide" bus...
July 13, 2012 7:18 PM
This press release from Taylor Shellfish Farms about the upcoming Shellfish-tival inspired a couple Friday afternoon thoughts... 1. I think...
May 31, 2012 3:57 PM
Ready your jumbo-size shopping carts, Washington State's new liquor privatization law goes into effect on Friday, June 1; and local stores...
May 22, 2012 12:30 AM
As the world turns its attention toward the Olympic Games in London next month, Seattleites will be cheering on locally based athletes. But...
A flock of cranes at the southern end of northbound SR 99
May 18, 2012 7:55 PM
Driver alert: SR 99 will be closed all weekend, to allow crews to reinforce the shorn end of the Viaduct, so it doesn't fall down when they...
May 18, 2012 3:54 PM
A recent article in ESPN's The Mag compares the energy and devotion of Sounders fans to the notorious supporters of English football clubs...
April 19, 2012 11:53 PM
Remember how creepy it was when those disembodied feet kept washing up on the shores of BC? Some posited that it was the result of a serial...
February 17, 2012 12:11 AM
With peak-hour downtown parking meter fees now as much as $4 an hour, Seattle is the sixth-most-expensive city in the nation in which to...
February 16, 2012 11:59 PM
It usually feels like the worst traffic spot in Seattle is the one you’re stuck in, but during peak traffic hours (6–9 a.m. and 3–6 p.m.),...
February 16, 2012 11:53 PM
Is there any form of transportation in the Northwest more bizarrely storied than the monorail? In a region famous for infamous means of...
February 16, 2012 10:54 PM
If money were no object, what single thing would you do to improve transportation in the region? We put that question to dozens of local...
February 16, 2012 10:13 PM
“Seattle process” aside, most of the decisions we make around here are really driven by economic imperatives that are nearly impossible to...
February 16, 2012 9:57 PM
It’s almost too good to imagine: The year is 2016, and burly guys in hardhats and blaze-orange vests have swept up the last of the dust...