Progressives should be especially wary of the proposal by Mayor Ed Murray and City Councilmember Mike O’Brien to allow Seattle’s single-family homes to be converted...
Brier Dudley joined the editorial board after 14 years covering Microsoft and the technology industry, including nine years writing a technology column on the business page. A third-generation Seattleite, he received a bachelor’s degree in English from Whitman College and studied film production in Italy before starting a career in newspapers. He has won numerous journalism awards and several oyster-eating competitions.
City’s vision for a carless Seattle doesn’t match reality | Brier Dudley / Times editorial columnist
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s proposing a radical new way to measure street performance. It’s not what you’d expect.
Seattle’s preparing to build what may be the most expensive police precinct house in America. It’s a shame the city doesn’t also have enough money...
Here’s another option besides bailing out Pronto, Seattle’s failing bike-rental venture.
Bike-sharing is a neat amenity but it’s not working in Seattle. It also reeks of inside dealing and special-interest favors.
Municipalities and the media need to do a better job explaining how renters are affected by levies and tax increases.
Voters use caution: Buzzword bottleneck ahead on Move Seattle measure | Brier Dudley / Times editorial columnist
A handy cheat sheet for voters considering the huge Move Seattle transportation levy.
The City of Seattle decided it was fiscally prudent not to build its own broadband network. In that case, it shouldn’t waste money on showcase...
Tech lesson for education: Sell naming rights for school buildings? | Brier Dudley / Times columnist
Take cues from tech companies to help fund state schools.