March 2021

Publicola: The Gas Tax is Regressive and Racist, Let’s End It

Everett Herald: Comment: State transportation budget can’t leave anyone behind

The Olympian: Invest in Sidewalks so People with Disabilities Can Get Where They Need to Go

Mercer Island Reporter: Invest in Accessibility

Real Change News: Disabled People Need Washington to Invest in Sidewalks and Transit 

February 2021

Tacoma News Tribune: Getting stuck in my wheelchair isn’t safe or fun. Quit neglecting Washington sidewalks

Wenatchee World: Transportation Funding, It’s About More than Cars

Yakima Herald: Disabled People Need Our State to Invest in Transit

San Juan Islander: Making Transportation Accessible

Walla-Walla Union Bulletin: State Funding for Pedestrian Safety

Urbanist: How a Mass Transit Snot Became a Believer 

Tri-Cities Herald: Disabled Tri-Citians need better access to our community

Port Townsend Leader: Transportation Funding Needs to Consider People Who Don’t Drive 

Kitsap Sun: Disabled People Need State to Invest In Accessibility 

Planetizen: To Reduce Emissions, Listen to Those Who Don’t Drive

Seattle Times: As We Aim for Less Reliance on Cars, Learn from Those Who Don’t Drive 

Seattle Times: Road Crews Prepare Their Plows for Puget Sound Snowfall 

December 2020

Seattle Times: Sound Transit Fare Enforcement Program Will Suspend Fare Enforcement Citations Until Next Year

South Seattle Emerald: No One Should Go to Court Because They Can’t Afford a Transit Ticket 

November 2020

Seattle Times: 3 Seattle Council Members Back New $20 Car Tab Fee for Bridge Maintenance 

October 2020

KIRO7 News: State Supreme Court strikes down $30 car tab initiative


August 2020

King 5 News: Wheelchair User’s Twitter Video Prompts Voter Center Access Upgrades in Tacoma

July 2020

The Stranger: Disability Groups Say They Didn’t Get the Heads-Up About Sidewalk Cafe Legislation 

June 2020

The Urbanist Op-ED: Keep Remote Meetings for Accessibility after Quarantine Ends

May 2020

Urbanist: Op-Ed: The System is Broken for Us Already

Seattle Times: Could the coronavirus reset society? Questions we should be asking about post-pandemic life

April 2020

Seattle Times: How to Get Tested for Coronavirus in Seattle if You Don’t Have a Car

March 2020

Tacoma News Tribune: Disabled UP man demanded a sidewalk so he could vote. His video made the difference

The Seattle Times: Legislature OKs bill to let Seattle use traffic cameras to ticket bus-lane, crosswalk violators

The Urbanist: Don’t Block the Box Bill Passes State Legislature

Crosscut: Washington’s car-dependent transportation system has failed us 

February 2020

Real Change News Op-ed: We can aid vulnerable Washingtonians among increasing threat of wildfires

January 2020

Seattle PI: Ahead of possible snow, city warns: Shovel your sidewalks or pay

Q13: If you don’t shovel your sidewalk in Seattle during snowfall, you could be fined

KOMO: ‘If you’re not ready, get ready:’ Seattle prepares for potential snowfall

Seattle Times: Have you bought a shovel yet? Officials urge Seattleites to prepare for possible snow.

Real Change News: Winter weather: The lessons learned last year

KNKX: ‘Problematic snow’ is in the forecast. So are fines if you don’t clear the sidewalks

December 2019

Seattle Times: Scooters would be allowed in bike lanes, but not on sidewalks, under Seattle proposal

Seattle Times: Seattle to lower speed limits amid rising number of traffic deaths

Crosscut: Op-Ed: It’s time to make our transportation system less efficient

The Oregonian: Lime teams with disability groups, Portland to raise awareness of risks of scooting on sidewalks

KOMO: Snow Plows + Rooted in Rights’ Sidewalk Video

KING5: Seattle to reduce speed limit on 80 percent of city roads

Crosscut: New signage could make Seattle more accessible for pedestrians with disabilities  

November 2019

AP: Car tab ballot measure would slash cost but hurt transportation

KIRO: RAW: Transit rider talks to anti-tax activist Tim Eyman

Crosscut: Who is Tim Eyman and Why Do So Many People Hate Him?

Tacoma News Tribune: Video of disabled UP man’s perilous quest to vote grabs the attention of county, city

October 2019

Seattle Times: How Seattle officials are planning for more snow this year

Seattle PI: King County only has 50 wheelchair accessible taxi medallions. Advocates have wanted more for years.

Urbanist: Angie Schmitt Plots a Way Out of the Pedestrian Safety Crisis During Seattle Visit

September  2019

Crosscut: What happened to Seattle’s powerful bike lobby? 

August 2019

Crosscut: People with disabilities need to get around. Seattle needs to make it easier

KING5: Seattle looks to address improperly parked bike-share bicycles

June 2019

Seattle Times: 3 steps to make Seattle sidewalks safer for people with disabilities

KOMO: Seattle reminds contractors to keep sidewalks clear for disabled pedestrians

Seattle Times: ‘Use common sense:’ Here’s the right way to park your Lime or Jump bike

Seattle Times: After reporting problems, Seattle cuts the number of Lime and Jump bikes allowed on the streets

Seattle Bike Blog: Watch: Rooted In Rights why proper bike share parking is so important

May 2019

Seattle Times: As scooter popularity grows, here are 4 questions facing scooter-share in Seattle

KING5: Seattle considers rolling out electric scooter program

Seattle Times: Frustrated by all those bikes in the middle of Seattle sidewalks? You’re not alone.

Geekwire: City Council members join public in scooter test rides as Seattle looks to add transportation option

April 2019

Seattle Times: Ask An Expert: Here’s what it’s like to get around Seattle for some people who use a wheelchair

KING5: Proposal to use cameras to catch intersection blockers clears state House

February 2019

Crosscut: Icy sidewalks make Seattle dangerous for people with disabilities

KIRO: Shocking video shows dangers of ‘blocking the box’ to people in wheelchairs

KUOW: For many Seattleites with disabilities, this snow is impassable

Seattle Times: ‘B’ grades all around? Assessing the response to February’s historic Seattle-area snowstorms