The monorail, as defined by the latest of five ballots, runs from Interbay to West Seattle, and does not stretch north of the ship canal. That doesn't mean it wouldn't eventually.
Now more than ever, West Seattle needs the monorail.
While the city's urban village scheme may have helped improve our local business climate; provided better choices for restaurants, entertainment and shopping; and increased the housing…
Does monorail still make sense for Seattle?
I think so.
Instead of arguing about the appropriate length of the financing plan and the future value of money, I will focus on the fundamental transit arguments. Do we want rapid transit…
Elsbeth is adept at peeling a pair of hot soft-boiled eggs without getting yellow yolk all over her hands like I do. She just rolls the hot five-minute eggs around on the counter, then casually peels them without wincing .
Around Halloween, my thoughts wander down to Des Moines.
Des Moines used to be the home of the Scare House, which brought autumn thrill seekers into the Waterland City.
Invoking Des Moines' nickname reminds me of…
When Elsbeth takes me shopping at the sooper dooper market she goes her way and I go mine, each with our own four-wheeled buggy. I usually head for the magazine racks, grab a couple of fishing mags and head for the mocha counter, where I…
When we get up in the morning, we flip a switch and the lights go on; we turn a valve and shower in hot water; and we pop a bagel in the toaster.
Reliable and safe electricity is something we take for granted in America. We assume it will…
What's driving [the Initiative 912] campaign is ... an anger about the arrogant, out-of-control culture of the Democratic aristocracy that runs the state of Washington.
Along with a basic silence on our ongoing question about how we in West Seattle will get to downtown if there is no monorail, there is a persisting muttering but little action on statewide and Puget Sound transportation plans.
The South Park Bridge is in even worse condition than the Alaskan Way Viaduct and will likely fall down during the next big earthquake, if it doesn't stop working altogether first.
The Page One story in this week's issue says the South…