The way we design our cities and towns, as well as the modes of transport we use to move through them, can either help or hinder residents’ ability to reduce their carbon footprints. Whether that means unleashing innovative affordable housing solutions, prioritizing spaces for people over spaces for cars and parking, or shifting our transportation thinking away from boondoggle megaprojects, we can shape our communities to fulfill a more sustainable future.

Series in Transportation & Transit

  • Congestion Pricing

    A look at how Oregon and Washington could ease traffic woes by implementing congestion pricing.
  • Dude, Where Are My Cars?

    Throughout the Northwest, transportation planners predict traffic volumes will grow and grow. But over the past decade, actual traffic trends have bucked predictions.
  • Parking? Lots!

    How obscure parking rules have misshaped our communities and opportunities for better options.
  • Crimp Your Ride

    How ride-for-hire (or so-called "rideshare") and taxi regulations may change how you get around.
  • Seattle's Great Viaduct Debate

    Sightline research director Clark Williams-Derry analyzes how to replace (or not) Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct.

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