Civics & Culture

Why Are Seattle Democracy Voucher Users Funding Opposing Campaigns?

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Seattle’s unique Democracy Voucher program provides registered voters with four $25 vouchers to donate to eligible candidates. The program has successfully flooded city elections...

Sunday Video: Amtrak’s 50th Anniversary Paint Scheme and Livery History

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOZdzbDpftI Amtrak is celebrating the company's 50 anniversary with a look back on past liveries and special commemorative ones that will be painted on trains...

Midweek Video: Will Electric Cars Kill the Gas Station?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmVIYNzY-pE Davos Amos looks at what the proliferation of electric cars means for fueling stations in the years ahead. Will they die away? Will they...

Sunday Video: How Fracking Became America’s Money Pit

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https://youtu.be/jFWHxZpF9rc It turns out that fracking is not as lucrative as it was once thought, Bloomberg Quicktake explains.

Midweek Video: Bus Stop Balancing Pierce Transit

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tt2gm0DIuoU Pierce Transit has a short video on the agency's effort to rebalance bus stops across its service area. Rebalancing is the practice of consolidating...

Sunday Video: Secretary Pete Talks Transportation with CityLab

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https://youtu.be/aiX2n4DVLZI Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg stopped by Bloomberg CityLab's 2021 conference to talk about the Biden administration's outlook on transportation and priorities.
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Dubicki: Save Seattle Schools, Dissolve the District

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To be upfront, I am pissed at Seattle Public Schools. As a parent of school-age kids, I have been subjected to SPS’s anti-union propaganda...

Coalition Urges Mayor to Extend the Eviction Moratorium

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At month's end, the eviction moratorium is scheduled to expire, which would put thousands of tenants at risk. A broad coalition spearheaded by the...