Archive for August, 2011

Boldly Going Backwards

As every city resident who’s paying attention knows, the Tunnel was overwhelming approved two weeks ago. What the percentage of victory belies, is its fragility and hollowness. This vote wasn’t about transportation policy or moving forward. It was just politics. On the scale of things, Seattle is a small city in a country with plenty […]

The Tolled Tunnel, in Context

We created this graphic to place the Deep Bore Tunnel costs and capacity into context. It is inherently political, but the intention is to help citizens make an informed and rational decision and to maximize their return on transportation investments. The information used is easily accessible to the public. WSDOT has done an reasonable job […]