In a bid to knit sustainability into large-scale community development, Seattle's Capitol Hill EcoDistrict is exploring several avenues toward greener land use.
Apr 12, 2015 ASLA The Dirt
Frank Chiachiere provides some advice on how Seattle can achieve its ambitious goals for affordable housing over the next decade: build transit to places where land is less expensive.
Apr 10, 2015 Seattle Transit Blog
Researchers at the University of Washington and Humboldt State University have produced evidence value added by birds in urban settings.
Apr 9, 2015 UW Today
In an inspirational essay about the undeveloped boundaries of the public domain (such as street-ends), Chuck Wolfe urges innovation in city spaces where we "blend the familiar with the edge of the unknown."
Apr 9, 2015 The Huffington Post
Lamenting the gutting of historic buildings and leaving them a shell of their former selves.
Apr 3, 2015 Crosscut
During the year 2014, a record number of people chose to make their home in King County, Washington. And 2015 may shape up to shatter last year's record.
Mar 30, 2015 The Seattle Times
Chuck Wolfe champions urban observation, emphasizing "ghosts" that are important to the authenticity of today's urban change, like oral histories among indigenous peoples passing on cultural traditions from one generation to the next.
Mar 27, 2015 The Huffington Post
City officials in Seattle have proposed a levy on property owners that would finance an integrated approach to transportation infrastructure improvements.
Mar 25, 2015 Crosscut
A planned streetcar line in Seattle will have its own dedicated lane, but perhaps even more interesting is that the existing South Lake Union Streetcar could also get a lane dedicated to transit. Is Seattle's leadership a way forward for streetcars?
Mar 23, 2015 the transport politic
Downtown Seattle is doing something right to get drivers out of cars: a recent survey reveals that fewer and fewer commuters are driving alone, and the fastest growing modes for commuters are of the non-motorized variety.
Feb 26, 2015 The Urbanist