Transportation

Seattle’s Updated Bike Master Plan Cuts Miles of Projects

The city’s bike plan update isn’t being well received by the cycling community—but there’s still time to comment

Late in the day on Friday, March 29, the Seattle Department of Transportation released an update to the city’s Bike Master Plan that eliminates at least 26 miles of planned bike facilities, identifies another 27 miles as high “risk,” and places a new emphasis on neighborhood greenways—side streets designated as bike pathways—over separate, protected bike lanes…

Erica C. Barnett

Hitch, a Local Ride Share Service, Is Here for Pets

A gig economy veteran turns her attention to pet transportation

HAVE PUP, WILL TRAVEL: Hitch ride-share will transport your pets

Beau Iverson

Will Congestion Pricing Help Seattle’s Traffic Mess?

The ‘period of maximum constraint’ is just around the corner, and even when it’s over, traffic downtown is likely to be worse than it is today. Can we toll our way out of this mess?

STOPPED UP: Today, traffic barely moves through downtown on Fifth Avenue during rush hour. Could congestion pricing help?

Erica C. Barnett