Starved for cash: Perennial anti-government provocateur and initiative abuser Tim Eyman has had a profound impact on disinvestment in Eastern Washington due to his ill-advised 1% property tax cap.
Amazon Go: Amazon will soon open a grocery store in
Capitol Hill the Denny Triangle using a unique format.
New digs: On a tight site in Pioneer Square, a developer plans to squeeze in a 58-unit apartment and mixed-use building on top of a historic structure.
Bmorebikes: Baltimore has bikeshare and a good chunk of the bikes are electric assist.
Housing policy disaster: Five housing experts weigh in on the nomination of Ben Carson as the head of the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Just shy: Once again, Seattle falls short of “platinum” status for bikeability.
New transfer station: Details on the $108 million North Transfer Station facility in Wallingford, which recently opened.
Sound homes: The Port of Everett’s growing waterfront district on Possession Sound has secured an agreement for 254 apartment units.
Trike delivery: UPS is now delivering packages in Portland using electric trike bikes.
No progress: Despite launching Vision Zero a year ago in Washington, D.C., road fatalities have not gone down in the city.
Back again?: Are the suburbs really back?
Forget Evilcheeto, don’t quit: A former public servant from Washington, D.C. has a message for federal employees: don’t quit.
Listening tour: A petition forces the Seattle Asian Art Museum to hold another meeting to discuss plans to overhaul and expand the museum.
Vancouver solutions: Would a tax on empty houses in Seattle help with the affordable housing crisis?
Bus dust: China’s once-hyped straddling bus now sits in shed gathering dust.
Less parking: Despite building lots of new apartments in Seattle, many developers are choosing to provide less parking that might otherwise go unused.