Katie Wilson is the General Secretary of the Transit Riders Union, a Seattle-based organization advocating for improved public transit and other progressive urban issues. She is a contributing columnist covering local politics and urbanism.
It is a damning fact of our times that this question seems to have lost any satisfactory answer.
Local PACs People for Seattle and Moms for Seattle are fueling a toxic politics and exploiting anxiety about a precarious economy and a confusing world.
This summer I rode to the Midwest and back. It got me dreaming about high-speed rail.
The $143.5M sale in South Lake Union will raise millions for affordable housing, but what could Seattle accomplish with a little more imagination?
To cut emissions from Seattle's top polluter — transportation — the mayor must go far beyond what she's done thus far to overhaul how the city gets around.
The mayor's job is to chart a course that ends in a future city we all want to inhabit. To get there, she needs to lead a transportation revolution.
The not-so-hidden message of the giving is: Don't impose taxes on businesses or the wealthy.
Funding stadium improvements for the Mariners is a bad deal in our housing crisis.
To fix Seattle’s homelessness crisis, we need big solutions that will include more revenue.