This favorable profile of Jack McCullough, a Seattle lawyer representing developers, highlights his role as a deal-maker. Recent agreements between his clients and Mayor Ed Murray may preserve a path forward for affordable housing.
Oct 16, 2015 The Seattle Times
San Francisco has long been the envy of other cities. But in recent years, as real estate prices have skyrocketed and the city's soul seems on the wane, many cities have begun looking at San Francisco as an example of what not to do.
Oct 14, 2015 The New York Times
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
Late last month, the final phase of Seattle's Prop. 1 went into effect, bringing across-the-board improvements to bus and train frequency.
Oct 7, 2015 Seattle Transit Blog
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
Too often, street-side parklets become little more than semi-private patios for the businesses that sponsor them. Pavement parks, replacing dangerous intersections, may be a more worthwhile option.
Oct 4, 2015 Next City
The Emerald City's affordable housing difficulties mirror those of New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and others: too much demand and too few resources.
Oct 3, 2015 Crosscut
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
A new ULI report finds that innovation in placemaking is about the inter-relatedness of health and the built environment.
Oct 1, 2015 ULI San Francisco Blog
Seattle will implement a process by which neighborhoods can take the Tactical Urbanism practice of DIY sidewalks a step further—by officially approving local designs for sidewalks.
Sep 16, 2015 Seattle Bike Blog