Seattle

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The city should look back to its past for lessons about creating more livable, affordable, and equitable neighborhoods, says a new report.
The Urbanist
December 7, 2018, 9am PST
The Oregonian has published a new interactive mapping feature that allows users to map demographic changes to the Census tract level through Oregon and Washington.
The Oregonian
December 7, 2018, 5am PST
Finding beauty, and questions, in the concrete.
The Seattle Times
December 6, 2018, 10am PST
Since a city judge determined the legality of the long controversial Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda, Seattle has been able to move forward with the plan to allow new density around the city.
The Seattle Times
December 4, 2018, 10am PST
The reality of the Move Seattle is proving to be much less robust than the vision promised to voters who approved the $930 million levy in 2015.
The Seattle Times
December 3, 2018, 6am PST
Examining Portland and Seattle's much-talked-about systems, the authors highlight the importance of treating streetcars as a viable transport option, rather than just a means to stimulate development.
The Washington Post
November 27, 2018, 6am PST
In cities across the U.S., the relationship between residential and school segregation isn’t always clear.
Chalkbeat
November 25, 2018, 1pm PST
"Yes we actually did that."
Sightline Institute
November 24, 2018, 11am PST
To combat a rash of incivility and outright criminal acts, three Business Improvement Area directors argue that Seattle needs to commit more law enforcement resources to business districts.
The Seattle Times
November 21, 2018, 2pm PST
Liume, which formerly rented bikes and electric scooters, plans to have 1,500 cars to rent on the streets of Seattle early in 2019.
Bloomberg
November 21, 2018, 12pm PST
A great sigh of relief from transit planners in the Pacific Northwest (and probably the rest of the country as well).
The Seattle Times
November 14, 2018, 8am PST
The gender gap in walking and biking is deep and wide in Seattle. Here's a call to action.
Crosscut
November 12, 2018, 10am PST
A campaign to lid Interstate 5 is gaining steam. Proponents are envisioning central Seattle before the freeway ran through it.
The Urbanist
November 10, 2018, 9am PST
The plan proposes both immediate and longer-term improvements for the area, including development of a pedestrian mall.
The Urbanist
November 6, 2018, 9am PST
After a court battle, the two big transportation network companies finally released trip data, revealing rapid growth and a concentration of rides in the city's most congested areas.
The Seattle Times
November 5, 2018, 9am PST
Past examples of state and provincial governments preempting the land use authority of local governments present several lessons on how to do state-mandated upzoning effectively.
Sightline Institute
November 4, 2018, 9am PST
King County Metro and Sound Transit have proposed major changes to bus service on the eastside of Seattle, stretching into suburban communities outside of the city as well.
The Urbanist
November 3, 2018, 11am PDT
Seattle has added 2,550 hotel rooms since the beginning of 2017, with another 3,000 on the way by 2021.
The Seattle Times
October 31, 2018, 2pm PDT
There are signs of normalcy in the Seattle region's housing market.
The Seattle Times
October 29, 2018, 12pm PDT
Lime Bikes and two other bike share operators applied for expansions in the city, but all were rebuffed.
Seattle Magazine