Highspeed opposition: The current arguments being made against Texas’ private highspeed rail project are fascinating.
Better design: The UK is rolling out new pylon designs for electric power grids to reduce visual impacts.
New parking meters: Seattle has some high-tech parking meters to replace the aging ones across the city.
Housing imbalance: The US spends way more on homeownership subsidies than actual social and affordable housing subsidies.
On hold: A trail linking Snohomish to Woodinville has fallen apart, for now.
Leading the way: Why Austria is going all in on new methods of woodframe construction.
The best way: Seattle Transit Blog talks about how Link might get to Federal Way.
Dramatic growth: New York City has experienced explosive growth in biking over the past decade.
New law: Bicyclists can now get across the street a little bit easier with this common-sense change in law.
Map of the week: An amazing visualization of New York City’s vibrant rainbow of tree species.
Own worst enemy: Democrats are hesitant to give Sound Transit property tax authority because of other priorities.
Filling the hole: 44 people have thrown their names in the hat to fill a vacant Seattle City Council position.
Fireside chat: The Stranger talks to Pronto!’s director about the success of the program six month on.
Midwest shift: A look at how Minneapolis is growing while Chicago is shrinking.