Series in Transportation + Transit

  • Parking? Lots!

    How obscure parking rules have misshaped our communities and opportunities for better options.
  • Self-Driving Cars: A Fad or the Future?

    Sightline fellow Daniel Malarkey explores the potential for autonomous vehicles to change the future of transportation.
  • The Reluctant Cyclist

    Follow Eric Hess's first rides, initial thoughts on commuting, and an introduction to bike culture in this Sightline series.
  • Crimp Your Ride

    How ride-for-hire (or so-called "rideshare") and taxi regulations may change how you get around.
  • The Year of Living Car-lessly Experiment

    After the demise of their family Volvo, Sightline director Alan Durning and his family decided to try living car-free for one year.
  • Seattle's Great Viaduct Debate

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

    Why King County must invest in its transit system.
  • Bicycle Neglect

    Which Cascadian cities are doing best at developing bike networks? And how they can do better?
  • Congestion Pricing

    A look at how Oregon and Washington could ease traffic woes by implementing congestion pricing.
  • The Parable of the Electric Bike

    Imagine an electric bike. Zipping through the city. Surging up hills without gasping for breath. Appealing! So, why haven't they caught on?
  • 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.