The best of the best, the cream of the crop. Our (and your) all-time favorite posts that still hold true today---in one series, so you don't have to hunt them down.
Northwest farmers are getting on age. The search is on for the next generation of food-growers, and the demographics of farm-ownership may be starting to change.
In this Daily Score blog series, Alan Durning looks at which Cascadian cities are doing best at developing bike networks, and how they can do better.
Giving away millions to the state’s oil industry every year is hard to understand.
This series by Alan Durning explores the ways in which WA's I-1053 is not only undemocratic and unconstitutional, but downright unfair.
Better contraceptive options for men are long overdue.
How and why Salem and Olympia should start cashing in on carbon.
Quarterly summaries of the US DOE's national and regional coal export data.
Why the Northwest coal export proposals are proving an increasingly shaky investment for their backers.
How ridesharing and taxi regulations may change how you get around.
Throughout the Northwest, transportation planners predict traffic volumes will grow and grow. But over the past decade, actual traffic trends have bucked predictions. This conundrum has got Sightline blogger Clark Williams-Derry asking, "Dude, where are my cars?"
How the Northwest can foster family-friendly cities that serve all communities.
Layoffs, pay reductions, and significant cutbacks to important services have left us all feeling the pinch. Tim Eyman's Initiative 1033 in Washington would set these financial hardships in stone.
Sightline sets the record straight on a Washington ballot measure that would levy an income tax on the very wealthy to fund schools and health care, as well as reduce taxes for property owners and small businesses.
Whats good, bad, and missing from the WCI's draft proposal?
In rentals, we ban Payless and mandate Nordstrom.
Outing purported "green" professionals for their contradictory work pushing coal exports in the Northwest.
Discussing a highly progressive tax from the 1800s.
This series examines Oregon's measure 63 on the 2008 ballot.
Why King County must invest in its transit system.
Follow Anna Fahey's New Year's resolution to buy nothing new in 2012--saving cash and cutting carbon at the same time.
How obscure parking rules have misshaped our communities and opportunities for better options.
EHB 2561---a bill to retrofit school buildings and put energy savings toward education---passed the legislature and is now on its way to the people for a vote.
Sightline celebrates its 20th anniversary.
Anna Fahey looks at pregnancy and motherhood through the lens of sustainability policy.
In this blog series, Communications Strategist Anna Fahey examines how scientists, public figures, and journalists are linking weather and climate.
How to continue the decrease in US teen birth rates.
A comprehensive look at the nearly one dozen plans that have emerged since 2012 to ship crude oil by train to Northwest refineries and port terminals.
Imagine an electric bike. Zipping through the city. Surging up hills without gasping for breath. Appealing! So, why haven't they caught on?
Follow Eric Hess's first rides, initial thoughts on commuting, and an introduction to bike culture in this Sightline series.
What an oil spill from the region's ballooning oil shipping industry would mean for Northwest waterways.
How coal and oil trains will disrupt traffic across Northwest communities.
After the demise of their family Volvo, Sightline director Alan Durning and his family decided to try living car-free for one year.
The latest news and analysis on Oregon's "bad-neighbor" law, plus a look at Measure 49, an effort to rewrite Measure 37 to make it more true to what Oregonians want.
Contraceptive options and affordability are key to addressing a number of public health and economic concerns.
Each Friday, Sightline staff compile their top reading picks from the week.
Mapping a path to political reform and reclaiming our institutions of governance.