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In a recent column for Crosscut, Knute Berger looks back on the 20-year history of the city's urban village strategy to inform its emerging reality as an "urban bedroom community."
3 hours ago   Crosscut
For the past year, a Washington state legislator has been devising a plan for replacing Seattle's damaged inner-city freeway, the Alaskan Way Viaduct. His plan has mainly been a secret -- until now.
Sep 29, 2008   Crosscut
<p>Seattle was recently named as one of the most walkable cities in the country, but one local disagrees.</p>
Jan 7, 2008   Crosscut
<p>Seeking a way to fund the state's many transit and transportation projects, officials in Washington are considering a plan that would put a highway tolling bill in front of the state legislature early next year -- a bill many believe would pass.</p>
Nov 20, 2007   Crosscut
<p>The concept of increasing density has been given a negative connotation of causing crowdedness and eliminating privacy. This article argues that people will respond more favorably to plans that improve walkability.</p>
Aug 19, 2007   Crosscut
<p>Urban geographer Richard Morrill discusses the history of growth in Seattle, the influences that cause it, and which of the influences can be controlled.</p>
Aug 8, 2007   Crosscut