May 7, 2018, 9am PDT
In Seattle, most (88 percent) of the city's new housing is being developed in a few small, already dense areas around the city. Most of the city is reserved for single-family housing.
May 1, 2018, 10am PDT
In Seattle, securing every new bike lane seems like a "tooth and nail" fight. But across a border to the north, vigorous initial opposition melted away as a connected system took shape.
April 6, 2018, 10am PDT
Seattle has been putting its money where its mouth is with policies to discourage driving.
March 22, 2018, 12pm PDT
A Seattle Times columnist says it's time to ban cars from the congested and dangerous South Lake Union street.
March 8, 2018, 2pm PST
In a move to grant further autonomy and rights to the homeless population of Seattle, a court found in favor of a man who argued his truck was his home and should not have been towed after he didn't move for 72 hours.
February 21, 2018, 10am PST
Here's one way to make a kid-friendly city and introduce the joys of public transit at a young age: offer free multi-agency transit passes to high school students.
December 7, 2017, 12pm PST
New American Community Survey Data reveals the cities where renters are paying the most.
November 30, 2017, 11am PST
A mixed-use project in Seattle's Phinney Ridge neighborhood has become a flashpoint in the ongoing debate over parking. Activists are fighting rules that let developers omit parking in areas with a certain level of transit service.
November 24, 2017, 7am PST
The Seattle Times says there could be no worse time than right now to repeal tax exempt bonds that help finance affordable housing.
September 26, 2017, 7am PDT
Can an expansion of Seattle's streetcar system somehow outperform its previous iterations, and all other public transit modes in the city?
September 15, 2017, 2pm PDT
Charged with adding over 8,500 stalls, Sound Transit is facing rampant costs that call its park and ride strategy into question.
September 2, 2017, 9am PDT
One artist capitalized on the quirks of Seattle's street grid.
August 29, 2017, 8am PDT
The company town seems like a relic of a previous era of American industry, but Amazon and Seattle are redefining the concept.
August 15, 2017, 9am PDT
The single most effective way a major employer in Seattle found to reduce solo driving was to charge employees for parking, but ruling-out monthly permits. An innovative method was adopted to charge workers on a daily basis
August 10, 2017, 8am PDT
By any measure, Seattle is growing at a breakneck pace. But with those new residents come cars, and all the infrastructure and land use inefficiencies they bring.
July 19, 2017, 9am PDT
Many argue that bikes save cities millions by lessening pollution, improving public health, and opening up space that would otherwise be taken by cars and parking, but some counter it's too hard to ticket bikers when they don't have licenses.
June 28, 2017, 7am PDT
King County, Washington was once home to a large number of black homeowners, today the county lags far behind the rest of the country.
June 24, 2017, 1pm PDT
Sometimes it seems like Seattle and Amazon have a symbiotic relationship.
May 23, 2017, 10am PDT
When it refused to reconsider a 2016 ruling that mandated the state of Washington to broken culverts around the state, the 9th U.S. Circuit of Appeals put to rest a legal controversy ongoing since 2001.
May 16, 2017, 12pm PDT
Visitors to Japan’s theme-park-style disaster preparation centers can experience simulated quakes, typhoons, and fires. Perhaps a similar idea would be helpful in part of the United States?