Seattle

As cities struggle to deal with the persistent challenges of homelessness, one writer suggest there's a better way to address the problem than by simply clearing out homeless encampments and tent cities.
7 hours ago   Crosscut
The new I-405 Express Toll Lanes between Bellevue and Lynnwood might be undercharging solo commuters at $10. Carpoolers, who drive for free, are increasingly hard to spot in the lanes, according to anecdotal reports.
Dec 28, 2015   The Seattle Times
Baby steps are an improvement for the tunnel-boring machine known as Bertha. The drill moved a total of 1.5 feet this week, but the symbolic distance probably felt like a mile.
Dec 27, 2015   The Seattle Times
Seattle is in the process of drafting a $27 billion transit funding initiative for the November 2016 ballot.
Dec 22, 2015   Publicola
As the automotive industry of Detroit once inherited the wealth and assets of Pittsburgh's steel industry, one writer argues Seattle has now inherited the wealth and assets of the Silicon Valley.
Dec 15, 2015   Pacific Standard
As Seattle’s Convention Center expansion moves forward, community members want the public benefit discussion to focus on a new downtown park over I-5.
Dec 14, 2015   Capitol Hill Seattle Blog
In a special "Energy for Tomorrow" report, The New York Times looks at "clean city rankings" of energy efficiency and land use. But ranking cities is no easy task—"winners on one list may appears as sinners on another."
Dec 10, 2015   The New York Times - Energy & Environment
An app is helping to bring transit riders from their home to the nearest park-and-ride in King County, Washington.
Dec 7, 2015   Crosscut
Mansionization, that conspicuous manifestation of the demand for larger homes, is alive and well in Seattle.
Dec 3, 2015   The Seattle Times
The Puget Sound Business Journal is reporting that landlords and developers are concerned about the effects on the market from a wave of new housing supply ready to come online in the region.
Nov 24, 2015   Puget Sound Business Journal
A unique landmark has been eradicated, at least temporarily. The Gum Wall located in Post Alley of the Seattle Pike Place Market, has been stripped of its sticky essence.
Nov 17, 2015   King 5 News