Sightline Author

Jennifer Langston

Jennifer Langston: Researcher and Sightline Daily editor, combs through thousands of headlines day to bring you the region's top sustainability news. She also writes about issues such as energy, oceans, and riding the bus with her toddler. Previously, she worked at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and other papers in Washington and Idaho. Find her full bio here. Email: jennifer [at] sightline [dot] org.

Jennifer's Posts

A Mom Rediscovers Her Bike

And begins to get what neighborhood greenways could be.

A Missed Opportunity for Seattle’s Downtown School

'This isn't a blip. This is a need.'

Toxic Lead’s Home Demolition Loophole

Rules for kitchen remodels should apply to teardowns.

A Fair Share of Streets (Part 2)

What can we learn from Europe's experiences with shared streets?

A Fair Share of Streets (Part 1)

Photographic evidence that kids and cars can co-exist.

Courting Families in Portland

How Portland removed barriers to family-friendly courtyard housing.

The Holy Grail of Parenting

A photoessay on urban spaces that work equally for parents AND kids. (Please send us yours!)

A Rx for Family-Sized Housing in Seattle

If we don't build it, they aren't likely to come.

Are You Planning to Have Kids? (Part 2)

10 lessons from Vancouver's efforts to build family-friendly urban housing.

A Downtown School Just Dropped in Seattle’s Lap

For free (maybe). Will the school district take it on?