Carter Dougherty

Carter Dougherty is a writer based in Washington, D.C.

Why Seattle and Tacoma, Maritime Rivals, Merged Their Ports

Faced with the negotiating power of global shipping giants, the ports 32 miles apart decided to join together—and train up the workforce they’ll both need.

How New York Finally Found Its Place in the Tech Boom

After the initial hype fizzled, “Silicon Alley” thrived by playing to the city’s strengths as a financial powerhouse.