February 22, 2016, 12pm PST
A group that calls itself Carbon Washington could be at the helm of a new environmental movement to address climate change. They have proposed a $25-per-ton, revenue-neutral carbon tax.
May 13, 2015, 7am PDT
As Seattle considers a $900 million levy proposed by Mayor Ed Murray, locals are already wondering if new transit investments are precursor of unwanted gentrification.
September 12, 2014, 2pm PDT
The growth of Seattle growth is inflaming passions on either side of the issue—some claim that the city wants everyone to "live in cubicles"; others say the city isn't doing enough to prepare for 120,000 expected new residents.
May 21, 2010, 1pm PDT
In Seattle, parking spaces are reserved for people who carpool into downtown. But in recent years, an increasing amount of those parking spaces are empty.
June 2, 2006, 2pm PDT
Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels has produced a spoof political ad to mock the preservation of the city's controversial Alaskan Way Viaduct, although he may run into ethics violations for using a City Hall production crew.
April 22, 2006, 11am PDT
The controversial highway redevelopment isn't as massive as Boston's Big Dig, but it represents equally weighty issues for the future of the city.
April 17, 2006, 7am PDT
New solar-powered pay kiosks are increasing city revenue at formerly metered or free spaces, and new plans are afoot to rollback after hours free parking, meaning nights and weekends could cost drivers.
March 29, 2006, 9am PST
Read about 20 experts' vision for a perfect art world in Seattle.
March 28, 2006, 12pm PST
A former Seattle Mayor shells out close to $1 million for development rights over the Lusty Lady strip club, after the owners refuse to sell.
March 16, 2006, 12pm PST
The administration espouses a 'Housing First' approach, yet cities lack the resources necessary for implementation.
March 11, 2006, 7am PST
Although more expensive, replacing a critical yet obsolete viaduct with a tunnel would leave the most room for development.
February 13, 2006, 9am PST
The monorail might not be complete by 2009, but an impressive light-rail line could be.
January 14, 2006, 1pm PST
How did a Seattle non-profit raise $27 million and reinvent one of the most notorious public housing complexes in the city?
July 15, 2005, 9am PDT
A look at the NewHolly HOPE VI public housing development, complete with successes and failures.
July 2, 2005, 1pm PDT
The latest cost estimate for Seattle's planned monorail could run as high as $14 billion -- $1 billion per mile.
March 8, 2005, 6am PST
A Washington Native American tribe confronts the state for building over the burial sites of its ancestors.
March 6, 2005, 7am PST
Would you pay $6 billion for a 13-stop system?
May 1, 2004, 11am PDT
A developer's vision for terminal 46 is opposed by the Port of Seattle and the longshore workers.
March 5, 2004, 8am PST
The Seattle Weekly uncovers a quietly-growing backlash against the Seattle Monorail by the projects one-time supporters.
January 12, 2004, 12pm PST
With a new rail plan, the Seattle region's public transit agency invents a new way to make transit developers engage the community.