Seattle is panning to tear down an aging viaduct that runs along its waterfront and replace it with a tunnel beneath downtown. When the viaduct falls, the city is looking to increase public space on a new waterfront.
Sep 28, 2010 The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The city has hundreds of houseboats on its waterways, but new shoreline regulations could prohibit any new houseboats.
Aug 1, 2010 The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Officials in Seattle are trying to pass legislation that would allow stalled construction sites to be reused as parking lots and temporary vending areas.
Jun 15, 2010 The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
A section of downtown Seattle has for decades been a fare-free public transit zone. Those days could be coming to an end.
May 22, 2010 The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The Seattle City Council has unanimously approved an ordinance that will allow owners of single family homes to construct additional cottage-like housing units on their property.
Nov 4, 2009 The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Washington's top transportation official has indicated support for the idea of beefing up transportation funds by taxing drivers by the mile.
May 14, 2009 The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
As urban cycling increases, cities like Seattle are finding that they need to change the way they think about users of the road.
Apr 21, 2009 The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Population growth estimates foresee the equivalent of an additional 15 Seattles concentrating in the Pacific Northwest over the next one hundred years. How the region handles this growth is up for debate, but with a distinct sense of urgency.
Feb 24, 2009 The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Plans to replace Seattle's aging inner-city freeway with a $4.2 billion tunnel and expanded bus service have many lawmakers concerned about being able to raise enough money to make it happen.
Feb 11, 2009 The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Officials in Washington have come to a consensus on plans to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct, Seattle's damaged inner-city arterial. They've decided on a $4 billion tunnel, but the plans still need approval from the state legislature.
Jan 14, 2009 The Seattle Post-Intelligencer