Transformative: Streetsblog proclaims the best street transformation of 2016.
Solution or non-solution?: Despite Seattle’s holiday partnership with Uber for cheaper rides, DUIs are way up year-over-year for the month of December in Capitol Hill’s East Precinct.
Lost design: Lella Vignelli, a famed designer in her own right and wife to the late Massimo Vignelli, has passed away at the age of 82.
New digs for Fauntleroy: Another big project could be finding its ways to Fauntleroy.
Ghost cities?: Chinese-backed developments on Malaysian islands are moving full steam ahead, but could they simply turn out to be ghost cities?
Learning from the past: What Victorian England can tell us about air pollution and urban development.
Expanding the web: Amazon picks up another Denny Triangle property, this time for more than $19 million.
Connecting the network: Seattle Bike Blog says that the convention center expansion project should help build a major bike network crossroads near the development area.
Clean water: The Washington State Supreme Court declared this week that stormwater regulations are not land use controls and therefore not subject to the state’s vesting doctrine.
Doubling down: Phase two of Main Street Flats in Bellevue is moving forward as a significant mixed-use development proposal.
Homeless in Seattle: Hear the story of Sabrina, a young homeless woman, living on the streets of Seattle.
Bidding out: Seattle Central College is seeking proposals to develop two sites on Capitol Hill.
Community-driven: How a California city got its residents to create their own pedestrian master plan.
The big vote: So just how did the Sound Transit 3 vote break down?
Redesigning public space: Next City looks at some of the most ambitious public space redesigns of 2016.
Keep fair housing: Greater Greater Washington says that America can’t be great if the next administration eliminates fair housing.
Preserving history: A new historical society is getting started in Capitol Hill.
Map of the Week: The value of neighborhood character mapped.