May 24, 2017, 7am PDT
Urbanites' complaints about gentrification have much in common with suburbanites' complaints about commutes. Scarcity due to the ridiculous amount of land zoned for single-family housing deserves as much blame for displacement as gentrification.
November 22, 2016, 5am PST
Members of the Sierra Club and the Young Democrats of University of Washington come together to advocate more dense zoning in one of Seattle's most transit accessible neighborhoods.
September 16, 2010, 5am PDT
A local activist in Seattle has started his own small-scale ad hoc bike sharing system with a handful of free bikes scattered throughout his neighborhood.
March 2, 2008, 9am PST
<p>Zoning changes in downtown Seattle have created a more dense area, as was intended. But the zoning changes are also bringing some unintended consequences.</p>
July 19, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>Hundreds of new townhomes are being built in neighborhoods across Seattle. Neighbors want input into the new housing, but a loophole allows development to move forward under the radar.</p>
August 4, 2005, 1pm PDT
The central district has seen its share of change in architecture, but 'mcmansioning' is a turn for the worse.
March 10, 2005, 10am PST
Josh Feit criticizes The Seattle Times' editorial and coverage of Seattle Monorail project.
December 12, 2004, 11am PST
The People's Waterfront Coalition (PWC), a group of Seattle activists is lobbying Washington State officials to abandon its costly Bostonesque Alaska Way Viaduct replacement project.
November 18, 2004, 7am PST
After reviewing the familiar red/blue election map, The Stranger concludes that urban liberals live in the Urban Archipelago, the United Cities of America.
November 16, 2004, 8am PST
This editorial argues that the future of the democratic parties lies in reorienting the party line towards urban issues.
April 11, 2003, 10am PDT
Capitol Hill is already Seattle's densest neighborhood. Will Seattle City government allow it to grow any further?
October 8, 2002, 9am PDT
The City of Seattle is voting on November 7 for among many things, a monorail through part of the City.
August 26, 2002, 7am PDT
An examination of what can happen when public spaces are not designed with public safety in mind.