Making tracks and lines: How Sound Transit could create seven light rail lines out of ST3.
Budget priorities: Seattle’s settled budget puts $29 million in to housing affordability bonds, $12 million for homeless programs, and funds 72 new police officers.
Fighting racism: Can “sanctuary campuses” protect undocumented students from deportation under the future Trump Administration?
Community involvement: Seattle now has a Community Involvement Commission.
Warmer connection: The quarter-mile walk from the light rail station to the Sea-Tac Airport terminal could get a lot warmer next year.
Bikeshare saga: Pronto Cycle Share is shutting down on March 31st, but could be resurrected later in 2017.
Carson crisis: A deeply unqualified Ben Carson could become Secretary of the highly important United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Fraud: Like all things Trump, his infrastructure bank plan is a fraud.
Greener fields: The beloved Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) system is in deep financial troubles.
Decline of carsharing?: Carsharing companies may be losing some steam in North America.
Fighting climate change: How cities across America could fight climate change in the years of the Trump Administration. But the President-elect appears poised to eliminate all climate change research funding.
Map of the Week: A map of the “sanctuary” cities, counties, and states across America.