Interviews

Safe Routes and Social Housing Headline Jessyn Farrell’s Mayoral Platform

Getting urbanism right is a big reason Jessyn Farrell is running for Mayor of Seattle. "In an era where we're reckoning with systemic racism and...
Nikkita Oliver projecting into a microphone.

Nikkita Oliver’s March to City Hall Continues with City Council Bid

Nikkita Oliver entered the race for Seattle City Council with instant name recognition, having finished a close third four years ago in a run...
Lorena González smiling in a headshot photo.

Lorena González Envisions a More Equitable City in Mayoral Bid

If you haven’t heard by now, Council President M. Lorena González is running for mayor. González is a known quantity in Seattle government and governance....

Working Toward a Greener Seattle

For the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, three local leaders weighed in on the most significant actions Seattle can undertake to increase its sustainability. Today...

A Conversation with Newly Retired Councilmember Rob Johnson

After ushering in the expansions of Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) to all of Seattle's urban villages with a unanimous vote, District 4 Councilmember Rob...

Becoming a Citizen Activist: An Interview with Nick Licata

Former Seattle city council member, Nick Licata is holding a salon on Design and Citizen Activism on August 8th with UW Professor Karen Cheng....

Statement On The Seattle Fair Growth Interview

I should probably introduce myself. I'm Doug Trumm: Seattle Renter, Fair-Weather Bicyclist, Committed Urbanist. I recently agreed to serve as the Publication Director of...

Seattle Fair Growth: An Interview, Part 2 – Housing Debate

Introduction With the goal of bridging the political divide and challenging my own assumptions, I sat down with Sarajane Siegfriedt (SS) and Jon Lisbin (JL)...