Dow Constantine

is King County Executive.

Stop degrading Puget Sound

In early May, The Seattle Times printed an excellent series of articles on how our development choices, our checkerboard...

Build on light rail’s momentum

The transportation we subsidize produces the land use we live with. When our ancestors gave free right of way to the railroads, and cities grew...

Passenger ferries: a mobility solution

Nearly a century ago, communities around Lake Washington and Puget Sound were linked by a "Mosquito Fleet" of small passenger boats that crisscrossed our waterways.