April 16, 2018, 11am PDT
The Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) released a new "Regional Centers Framework."
April 9, 2018, 10am PDT
A King County Superior Court judge recently struck down the city of Seattle's first-in-time rental regulation, in a decision that will likely be appealed.
March 25, 2018, 7am PDT
The proposal promises a one-hour commute between Vancouver and Seattle.
March 16, 2018, 1pm PDT
Importantly, the Washington State Legislature also left a few bills on the cutting room floor.
February 26, 2018, 11am PST
A popular and changing neighborhood in Seattle has recommitted itself to urban design.
February 23, 2018, 1pm PST
Short of running the First Hill Streetcar on it's own dedicated right of way, the Seattle Department of Transportation has a few ideas for how to speed up service.
February 21, 2018, 8am PST
There are a lot of ways to "right-size" parking, as the city of Seattle is showing with an ordinance under consideration by a City Council committee today.
February 12, 2018, 7am PST
The Seattle Department of Transportation has released a five-year roadmap for implementing the city of Seattle's Pedestrian Master Plan (PMP).
January 28, 2018, 7am PST
The North Sounder commuter rail service from Seattle to Everett could increase ridership by adding four stations in the city of Seattle.
January 26, 2018, 12pm PST
A series of renderings by a Seattle architect shows the recently completed high-rises, along with under construction, proposed, and rumored projects. Seattle is changing, quickly.
January 25, 2018, 1pm PST
The Puget Sound Regional Council's recently released "Regional Transportation Plan – 2018" has inspired debate about how the region should plan for growth.
January 23, 2018, 12pm PST
More than buses and trains are doing well in the Seattle region. Ridership on the state system of ferries has also climbed steadily in recent years.
January 10, 2018, 8am PST
While the federal government withdraws financing support for public transit, one writer says Democrats in the state of Washington need to gird support for Sound Transit 3's funding initiatives.
December 21, 2017, 1pm PST
A new levy and a new housing bond enabled new levels of spending on affordable housing in Seattle.
December 17, 2017, 9am PST
Soon, Sound Transit buses will start traveling on the shoulder to skip a perpetually congested stretch of I-5. Over a dozen Sound Transit and Community Transit express routes operate on the 2.5-mile stretch.
November 9, 2017, 2pm PST
Two funding sources for transit investments approved by Seattle voters in 2014 are paying dividends in 2017 in the form of improved, expanded service.
November 1, 2017, 10am PDT
Few cities have gone so far in considering drastic changes to single-family zoning as Seattle did in 2015. Still, the discussion about single-family zoning would have to go a lot further to turn into meaningful reform.
October 29, 2017, 7am PDT
The city of Bellevue, Washington has adopted new zoning and land use standards as part of an ongoing Downtown Livability Initiative.
October 3, 2017, 11am PDT
The vision for Aurora-Licton Springs includes more pedestrian-friendly housing developments—not the drive-in businesses, recycling and solid waste, vehicle sales, and mini-storage business that currently get permitted and built.
September 21, 2017, 9am PDT
A popular program to allow street performers (aka, buskers) into station areas on the Seattle region's Sound Transit system has been expanded.