A heated political battle over funding for the Washington State Building Code Council shows how legislated mandates for energy efficiency must also fund regulators to back them up.
Jan 26, 2016 Crosscut
Following in the footsteps of Seattle, which recently followed a similar narrative arc, the city of Spokane will go back to the ballot for transportation funding, leaving the county of Spokane to its own devices.
Jan 25, 2016 The Spokesman-Review
The long-delayed First Hill streetcar offered its first trips to the public last weekend in Seattle. Big questions about the operation and effectiveness of the streetcar still remain.
Jan 25, 2016 Seattle Times
The Urbanist takes a close look at the first of 12 Safe Routes to School projects scheduled for Seattle schools this year.
Jan 23, 2016 The Urbanist
The adventure of Bertha the tunnel-boring machine, already two years behind schedule, has a new twist.
Jan 16, 2016 The Seattle Times
Seattle, home to the most infamously bungled infrastructure projects in the country (the Bertha-blocked tunnel), has managed to do something rare for any city: complete a transit extension on-time and under-budget.
Jan 14, 2016 MyNorthwest.com
The Port of Kennewick, Washington, along the Columbia River, is hoping to combine some underutilized waterfront property and nearby wineries into a new attraction for wine lovers.
Jan 11, 2016 Seattle Daily Journal Of Commerce
A list of the cities doing the most to build infill development, courtesy of Infill Score.
Jan 7, 2016 Infill Score
Federal regulators might have killed a proposal that would have built the tallest skyscraper on the West Coast in the city of Seattle.
Jan 4, 2016 Puget Sound Business Journal
In-depth coverage of the improvement efforts underway on Seattle's Rainier Avenue.
Jan 1, 2016 KCTS