Washington

There has been no shortage of responses to the story about St. Louis letting decorated sidewalks fade away after encountering federal policy that recommends more subdued colors.
11 hours ago   Streetsblog USA
Seattle is in the process of drafting a $27 billion transit funding initiative for the November 2016 ballot.
Dec 22, 2015   Publicola
The traditional functions of planning are going to look a lot different in Seattle when the calendar changes to 2016.
Dec 17, 2015   The Urbanist
The state of Washington is navigating the complex politics of wildlife protection—in this case, wildlife means the territory of an estimated 16 wolf packs.
Dec 16, 2015   High Country News
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
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
Two new gas plants will join a host of other oil and gas infrastructure in the Tacoma Tideflats. The question is how much risk is the area taking on, and is it worth it?
Nov 27, 2015   Tacoma Weekly
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
Nielsen Scarborough released new market data this week that revealed the cities with the highest percentage of single women who live along with at least one cat.
Nov 20, 2015   The Seattle Times