Category Archives: Seattle infrastructure

Seattle is no stranger to landslides, either


Since 1890, more than 1,500 have occurred within the city limits Continue reading

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Seattle’s newest tourist attraction–which can’t be seen


World’s largest tunneling machine will be stuck underground until at least September. Continue reading

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Seattle is world-class in many ways–including problems


Flawed floating bridge, stuck tunnel machine lead list of municipal woes Continue reading

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A sign of Seattle: City sells me my name for $5


But street signage around town remains less than top-rate. Continue reading

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Comcast remains closer to Lake Woebegon than Seattle


Customer service problems persist at cable giant, but lower prices can be extracted Continue reading

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Monumental Seattle (Part 4)


Public art depicts nothing–or something Continue reading

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Monumental Seattle (Part 3)


Did you know about the local tribute to Confederate veterans? Continue reading

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Seattle pedestrians sometimes forget to push crosswalk button


They wait, then get frustrated when the “walk” light doesn’t flash Continue reading

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Stampless in Seattle


Not for the first time, local branch is out of needed stamp. Continue reading

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Monumental Seattle (Part 2)


What does “The Wall of Death” say about the city? Continue reading

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Why are some Seattle pedestrians so reckless in crosswalks?


They may be making political statements. Continue reading

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Yellow Cab at Seattle-Tacoma Airport: What 10% discount?


Cab drivers profess ignorance of price break posted on Internet. Continue reading

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Seattle floating homes and the U.S. Supreme Court


Owners of Seattle’s most famous residences file brief in Florida boat-seizure case Continue reading

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New-arena debate in Seattle involves city’s self-image


Do residents want a big-time city, or not? Continue reading

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Seattle’s love-hate relationship with its downtown waterfront


Tourists seem more interested in it than the locals. Continue reading

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