ST3 supports equitable development: An op-ed in the South Seattle Emerald says that Sound Transit 3 will deliver equitable development.

Tackling climate change: How cities like Cleveland can grow and tackle climate change.

North Rainier project: A six-story, 100-unit apartment project is planned for 23rd Ave S and Rainier Ave S just blocks from a future light rail station.

The Pronto saga: The Seattle City Council is entertaining choices between killing Pronto or doing something a little more with the existing system.

Greening Detroit: Detroiters are turning abandoned homes into greenhouses.

Inclusive companies: A  new tool highlights the steps toward building an inclusive company.

Eastside Trail$10 million has been allocated toward rehabilitating the Wilburton Trestle in Bellevue for the Eastside Trail, but will it open by 2020?

Cross-border misery: Swedish residents who work in Denmark are suing their government for delays brought on by new border checks.

Boomtown USA: Seattle has 58 cranes dotting the skyline right now ($), the most of any city in the United States.

Water resource planning: State Supreme Court tells Whatcom County that counties planning under the Growth Management Act must also plan for water resources

Microhousing and hotel: Capitol Hill could be getting 42-unit microhousing project that will also include four floors of hotel units just feet from the new light rail station.

Tying the region together: Seattle Bike Blog says that Sound Transit 3 isn’t about light rail, it’s about bringing our region closer together.

Modern swank: Calgary’s Bankview neighborhood is getting a very whimsical new multi-family condominium development.

Keeping the lights on: Lynnwood is keeping its redlight cameras on.

Growing the bike share: Center city Philadelphia commuters are increasingly arriving by bike.

Moving forward: Redevelopment and preservation plans for the former Value Village building in Capitol Hill appear to be final.

Annexation plan: Lake Stevens looks towards future annexations of nearby unincorporated areas.

Disingenuous editorsSeattle Transit Blog thoroughly rebuts the lies and faux arguments published by The Seattle Times Editorial Board in its against endorsement Sound Transit 3.

Maps of the Week: Visualize the toughest challenges facing global cities and a digital window into the roots of redlining.

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Stephen is an urban planner with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. Stephen lives in Kenmore and primarily covers land use and transportation issues for The Urbanist.