Seattle Transit Blog is 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization that covers transit news for the the greater Seattle area. The blog also focuses on density and the urban form, and other forms of alternative transportation like bicycling and walking. Below is an introduction to everyone who’s ever had a byline at Seattle Transit Blog, since its inception in April 2007.
In no case are the staff writers below writing on behalf of their employers. All posts only reflect the views of the listed author.
- Martin H. Duke, Editor-in-chief & President of the Board
- Frank Chiachiere, General manager & associate editor
- Brent White, board member & associate editor
- David Lawson, associate editor
- Oran Viriyincy, associate editor
- Peter Johnson, staff reporter
- Andrew M. Smith
- Adam B. Parast
- Zach Shaner
- Lizz Giordano
- Bruce Nourish
- Matthew Johnson
- Ben Schiendelman
- Sherwin Lee
- John Jensen
- Erica C. Barnett
- Brian Bundridge
- Roger Valdez
- Matt Gangemi
- Garrett James Black
- Nick Lecarjegui
- Eric Butler
- Gordon Werner
- Dan Ryan
We frequently accept guest contributions by authors from all walks of life that meet our editorial standards. Well-known and/or expert figures like Seattle Mayors Greg Nickels, Mike McGinn, and Ed Murray, Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland, State Representatives Marko Liias and Joe Fitzgibbon, King County Councilmembers Joe McDermott and Larry Gossett, Seattle City Councilmembers Sally Bagshaw, Tim Burgess, Richard Conlin, Lisa Herbold, Rob Johnson, Tom Rasmussen, and Peter Steinbrueck, Seattle City Council Candidate Brad Meacham, Bellevue City Councilmember John Chelminiak, Metro General Manager Kevin Desmond, Metro Director of Service Development Victor Obeso, Sound Transit executive Ric Ilgenfritz, former State Transportation Commissioner Virginia Gunby, onebusaway developers Brian Ferris and Caitlin Bonnar, Seattle Transit Riders Union organizer Katie Wilson, Rainier Valley Post editor Amber Campbell, the board of nonprofit organization Seattle Subway, Commute Seattle director Jonathan Hopkins, and Transportation Choices Coalition Policy Associate Andrew Austin have written pieces here.
There are also guest pieces by private citizens Josh Benaloh, Ross Bleakney, Tim Bond, Ben Broesamle, Alex Broner, Charles Cooper, Ricky Courtney, Robert Cruickshank, Aleksandra Culver, Ann Dasch, Joan Devraun, Al Dimond, Mark Dublin, Eric Feiveson, Stephen Fesler, Matt Fewins, Jeremy Fichter, Kevin Futhey, Neil Greenberg, Vlad Gutman-Britten, Jeff Hammerquist, Bernie Hayden, KJ Hiramoto, Chris Karnes, Dan Kostelec, Joe Konzlar, Keith Kyle, Alon Levy, Will Lisska, Matt Loar, Jason Lu, Tim McCall, Wes Mills, Chad Newton, Mike Orr, Guy Palumbo, Kyle Rowe, David Seater, Jason Shindler, Mike Skehan, Sarah Snider, Renee Staton, Zach Stednick with Michael Logsdon, John Stewart, Carl Stork, Steve “Fnarf” Thornton, Calvin Tonini, Jack Valko, Jake Vanderplas, Shane Valle, Jim Whitehead, Kate Whiting, Jonathon Morrison Winters, Ben Woosley, and Lu Zeng.
People interested in writing for the blog can save wasted effort by reading our guest post guidelines.