Conor Bronsdon is a Seattle based writer and consultant with Olive & Goose. His work has been published in Planetizen, The Urbanist, and by Microsoft Services. You can read more of his writing at conorbronsdon.com. He is focused on the creative applications of technology and political will to solve problems and recently served as the Chief Strategist for the appointment of Seattle City Councilmember Abel Pacheco.
Conor has spent the past 6 years navigating legislative and political strategy for organizations such as the Washington State Labor Council, Dragonchain and Progressive Majority Washington. His past work includes the election of Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal and Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib. In his free time, Conor is an avid music & board game lover, frequent traveler, and co-parent of the best dog in the world.
Electric Cars Won't Solve Climate Change
Electric cars might look great in your driveway, but they're a symbol of a systemic problem: an ineffective, car-based approach to addressing transportation's climate impacts.
ST 2040: Envisioning a World-Class Transit System in Washington State
In February, climate candidate for Seattle Mayor Andrew Grant Houston and I laid out a vision for the Puget Sound region's transportation future in The Urbanist.
A Bipartisan Case for Mass Timber—Combating Wildfires and Developing Local Economies
What’s good for our forests and planet can also be good for our jobs, communities, and the economy. That’s why we’re writing this together—an ex-Democratic political operative and an ex-Republican staff member who want to see mass timber flourish.
Why Jay Inslee Should Embrace Cross-Laminated Timber
With a timber rich state and a desire to fight climate change, mass timber and CLT could become Jay Inslee's signature green economy success in Washington State.