The Urbanist

The Seattle City Council recently took the first legislative step in the Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA) process.
Nov 11, 2015   The Urbanist
Seattle political leadership recently announced an ambitious plan to build more sidewalks with less money.
Nov 3, 2015   The Urbanist
According to an article by The Urbanist, some Seattle publications might have been caught telling people what they want to hear, rather than offering clear perspective on the building trends of the city.
Oct 22, 2015   The Urbanist
The city of Seattle is considering a significant public investment in its bikeshare system, treading where some cities have feared to tread.
Oct 7, 2015   The Urbanist
Slowing traffic by reducing the width of lanes should not be a one-size fits all approach to reaching Vision Zero.
Oct 5, 2015   The Urbanist
A new regional transit oriented development initiative in Seattle will focus on affordable housing and walkable communities. The Executive's Transit Station Housing and Development Initiative will partner King County and Sound Transit.
Oct 2, 2015   The Urbanist
The Urbanist chose 19 of the progressive recommendations from a total of 65 put forward by the Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda Advisory Committee (HALA) committee.
Sep 10, 2015   The Urbanist
Not all streets are created equal: Some have sidewalks and some don't.
Aug 21, 2015   The Urbanist
The swift rejection of a proposal to upzone residential neighborhoods in Seattle inspired The Urbanist to evaluate the lessons of the episode. One takeaway: don't demonize single-family homeowners.
Aug 12, 2015   The Urbanist
One of Seattle's most recognizable locations began work on sweeping changes on June 24, 2015.
Jul 7, 2015   The Urbanist
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced the creation of a cabinet-level Office of Planning and Community Development to address the city's explosive growth.
Jun 24, 2015   The Urbanist