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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?
May 13, 2017, 7am PDT
The young and the recently arrived in Seattle are less and less likely to own a car, according to new Seattle Times analysis of Census data.
April 16, 2017, 9am PDT
A large swatch of downtown and an adjacent neighborhood can develop taller and denser after the Seattle City Council approved zoning changes this week.
March 22, 2017, 8am PDT
For all the attention paid the transit investments of cities like New York City and Los Angeles, it's actually cities like Seattle and Denver spending the most per capita on capital investments in transit.
February 26, 2017, 11am PST
In Seattle, about 54 percent of the households rent their homes, but they have few places to collectively voice their opinions on critical matters like rent control, move-in fees, and transit. Some city councilmembers hope to change that, however.
February 21, 2017, 8am PST
Solo drivers are down and transit commuters are up in Seattle.
January 26, 2017, 9am PST
In the wake of a deadly cold spell, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and the city's government searches for ways to protect the city's homeless.
January 18, 2017, 12pm PST
The Quinault Indian Nation won a decision against the Contanda Company, which had planned to use the terminal to ship oil from Washington's Pacific cost.