Seattle political leadership recently announced an ambitious plan to build more sidewalks with less money.
Nov 3, 2015 The Urbanist
A surprising argument from an article in Seattle publication Crosscut this week: density is the mortal enemy of trees.
Oct 29, 2015 Crosscut
At the heart of the financial and deadline challenges facing the $68 billion high-speed rail project are 36 miles of tunneling north of Los Angeles, according to Los Angeles Times analysis that includes interviews with experts on mega-projects.
Oct 28, 2015 Los Angeles Times
Seattle voters will decide on Prop. 1, a $985 million transportation levy known as Move Seattle, unanimously endorsed by the City Council and strongly backed by Mayor Ed Murray. However, the bus and bike priorities attracted a well-funded opponent.
Oct 27, 2015 King 5 News
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
Affordable housing advocates are pushing the city to use underutilized city owned property to build more housing, but it doesn't always pencil out.
Oct 21, 2015 Seattle Times
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