Sunday, September 23, 2018

Yearly Archives: 2015

The Urbanist’s Year End Wrap Up: 2015

2015 was a big year for The Urbanist. We passed our 1,000 post mark, incorporated federally as a nonprofit organization, and jumped into the...

Update on South Lake Union Streetcar Transit Improvements

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and King County Metro (Metro) announced today the start of the construction phase of the Westlake Transit Improvement...

University District: Draft Proposal for Rezones

This past summer, a draft proposal for rezones within the University District was released by the Seattle Department of Planning and Development (DPD). By and...

LRT vs BRT: West Seattle Needs A Full And Unbiased Analysis

Bus rapid transit (BRT) proponents argue that dense population and growth centers of West Seattle are too spread out to be effectively served by...

On Growth, Transit, and Bikes in Vancouver, B.C.

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of visiting Vancouver, B.C. I managed to stay for a weekend instead of 30 hours and had...

Sunday Video: Zero Waste Town

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eym10GGidQU Kamikatsu, Japan is working towards having 0 waste. The town is relatively small but was able to get residents to sort their waste in...

What We’re Reading: In Case You Missed It

Banning auto-oriented businesses to spur walkability: Columbia Heights, Minnesota is trying it. Frequency Stacks Up: Comparing Houston's new transit network to other cities. Swept Away: The city...

Red Napkins

I'm inbound at Graham, shortly after 10pm. I'm looking for things to hold me up. It's very important to not be early. As operators,...