Archive for October, 2013

Posted on October 23rd, 2013 by jakewhittenberg  |  Comments Off on New cycle tracks are confusing drivers, cyclists and reporters

New cycle tracks are confusing drivers, cyclists and reporters

Story here Construction of a new, separated bike lane in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood is confusing some drivers. The 1/3-mile cycle track from E. Denny Way to E. Union Street includes bike lanes that are painted green and a concrete barrier to separate drivers from cyclists. Several “no parking” signs are posted, but that’s not […]

Posted on October 17th, 2013 by jakewhittenberg  |  Comments Off on What if ‘the big one’ hits Seattle?

What if ‘the big one’ hits Seattle?

The Cascadia Subduction Zone located off the Pacific coast has long been identified as the biggest earthquake threat in Western Washington. Now a new report gives new insight into the impacts if it ruptures causing a massive 9.0 earthquake that could shake the Seattle area for more than 6 minutes. The fault line is 700 […]

Posted on October 16th, 2013 by jakewhittenberg  |  Comments Off on Paid, paid vacation!? Employers are getting creative to keep workers

Paid, paid vacation!? Employers are getting creative to keep workers

I don’t have to point out to you how competitive the Seattle job market is becoming. With Google, Facebook, Amazon and the like growing rapidly, smaller companies must get creative to retain their workers. At Moz in Seattle, CEO Rand Fishkin is trying to create a happy healthy environment for his 130 employees. So far, […]