Seattle

June 22, 2016, 9am PDT
The title of tallest building west of the Mississippi, property of the U.S. Bank Tower in Los Angeles since 1989, will soon go to another building. What does that say about the post-recession of West Coast cities?
The Architect's Newspaper
June 19, 2016, 11am PDT
It's a story of Goliath beating David in a preservationist fight in Seattle, but not before raising questions about how a university fits intot he city's regulatory environment.
Crosscut
June 17, 2016, 12pm PDT
A recent study of the Airbnb rental units in Seattle shows a growing supply of short-term rental units, which is also cutting into the city's available rental housing stock.
The Seattle Times
June 11, 2016, 1pm PDT
Renters have new protections in a quickly growing city with more and more pressure on rental prices.
Crosscut
June 9, 2016, 1pm PDT
Seattle Transit blog compares rail investments from five cities around the country.
Seattle Transit Blog
May 30, 2016, 7am PDT
Mayor Ed Murray released a 20-year growth plan, Seattle 2035, that retains LOS, but rather than measuring vehicle congestion, measures mode share, consistent with his vision for a green and sustainable city, but rattling The Seattle Times.
The Seattle Times
May 28, 2016, 7am PDT
As with most natural disasters, it's not a question of 'if' but 'when' when it comes to the eruption of Mount Rainier in Washington state. Scientists lay out a scenario for what to expect when the volcano erupts.
KUOW
May 21, 2016, 9am PDT
A Seattle writer makes the case for a new school to be located in Downtown Seattle.
The Urbanist
May 20, 2016, 5am PDT
Samantha Bee has seen the misogynistic conduct of NBA fans in Seattle after the City Council decided not approve a plan to build a new NBA arena in the city's SoDo neighborhood.
Crosscut
May 12, 2016, 8am PDT
Bikers hoping for a new bike lane on 9th Ave N in Seattle were disappointed earlier this month with an announcement by the Seattle Department of Transportation.
Seattle Bike Blog
May 11, 2016, 9am PDT
Seattle celebrates a transit project with public art that plays to the city’s strength: rain.
CityLab
May 8, 2016, 7am PDT
The Sightline Institute tackles what may be "our most acute urban public policy challenge."
Sightline Institute
May 5, 2016, 8am PDT
A development proposal for a new NBA arena, in the works since 2012, was dead on arrival to the Seattle City Council. The decision surprised even project opponents.
The Seattle Times
May 3, 2016, 10am PDT
A May Day march on Sunday that turned violent provided the opportunity for the Seattle Police Department to deploy its bike squad for crowd control, and in more ways than you might think.
CBS This Morning
May 1, 2016, 11am PDT
Seattle's updated list of masonry structures at risk from earthquake includes many structures in the Capitol Hill district. Property owners are not currently mandated to retrofit the buildings they own.
Capitol Hill Seattle Blog
April 30, 2016, 7am PDT
A critical component of the landmark and controversial Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA) platform, announced first in July 2015.
The Seattle Times
April 28, 2016, 7am PDT
Seattle's 12th Avenue park offers a prototype for future urban parks. It is compact, doesn't require buying a lot of costly land, and can accommodate neighborhood scale events and programs
Crosscut
April 26, 2016, 8am PDT
Seattle's housing prices have ballooned on a level comparable to San Francisco, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal.
The Wall Street Journal
April 25, 2016, 10am PDT
With the prospects of an NBA team bolting for Seattle not looking great anytime in the near future, the Seattle City Council is debating a proposal that has been in the works since 2012.
The Seattle Times
April 24, 2016, 7am PDT
The new Sound Transit light rail link between downtown, Capitol Hill, and the University of Washington is already drawing a crowd.
Seattle Transit Blog