What We’re Reading: ST3 Wins, Americana, And Inequitable Future


ST3 wins: See how the regional vote broke down in favor and against the measure.

LA mass transit: Los Angeles is also passing a major regional transit ballot measure.

Hurting communities: Donald Trump will likely increase police militarization and end federal police reform.

No boondoogle: San Diego votes down a new stadium.

Americana: 25 gorgeous non-famous American train stations.

Stepping down: Elizabeth Kiker steps down from Cascade Bicycle Club and WA Bikes.

Parisian design: A loopy design for a new Parisian subway station has been picked.

Auto-skepticism: American voters turned down highway-heavy transportation measures.

A beacon: A new mixed-use development is coming to Beacon Hill.

Inequitable futureFair and affordable housing may be out the window now with changes coming to the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Budget changes: The Seattle City Council 14 tweaks to the City’s budget.

Remove I-5: KUOW talks to our Doug Trumm about removing I-5 in Downtown Seattle.

Undermining success: Seven ways that an automobile-oriented culture undermine a city’s bottomline.

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Stephen is an urban planner with a passion for promoting sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He advocates for smart policies, regulations, and implementation programs that enhance urban environments by committing to quality design, accommodating growth, providing a diversity of housing choices, and adequately providing public services. Stephen primarily writes about land use and transportation issues.