Clark Williams-Derry: Deputy director, leads Sightline's research and outreach efforts. Clark brings considerable powers of data geekery to blog topics like climate change and transportation patterns. Previously, Williams-Derry served as senior analyst with the Environmental Working Group. Email: clark [at] sightline [dot] org.
Coal prices have collapsed...leaving Northwest export projects hanging by a thread.
Slow-moving trends add up to a big shift in how we get around.
Seattle and Portland trail Vancouver in car-free access to healthy food.
SDOT has backed away from numbers showing that traffic has collapsed.
Why does Vancouver top Seattle and Portland?
Despite years of flawed forecasts, state and federal DOTs still project rapid traffic growth.
North-south traffic through Seattle peaked way back in 1998.
Steep declines hint at Bertha's irrelevance.
Well, maybe not at the moment, Bertha.
ODOT bridge engineer can't remember his own study.