Big choices: Los Angeles voters keep Mayor Eric Garcetti and turn down a building moratorium on new housing on very low turnout.
Offline: There’s still no clear answer on when the First Hill Streetcar will restart operations.
Competition: Mayor Ed Murray gets a challenger in Nikkita Oliver for the upcoming mayoral race.
Paramount duty: The Senate passed a bill to stave off the levy cliff for local school districts.
Poor cut: The United State Department of Housing and Urban Development could take a $6 billion cut.
Bikeways: Berlin is planning a new network of bike superhighways.
Rich cut: Rhode Island may cut car taxes in the state, which would be a big windfall to wealth residents.
HSR PNW: What would it take to build high-speed rail from Everett to Bellingham?
Extended service: Clallam Transit is considering a new bus service between Port Angeles and Bainbridge.
Supersized: What if McMansions ruled the world?
Definitely art: One person’s art is another agency’s vandalism says Christopher Frizzelle.
New gig: Brady Walkinshaw lands on his feet as CEO of Grist, an environmental publication.
Belltower: A new residential tower in Belltown breaks ground.
Cutting pollution: To combat air pollution, older cars will banned in Barcelona beginning in 2019.
Ride on: Riders of the 2017 Emerald Bike Ride will get a chance to make a loop around Lake Washington via SR-520, I-90, and I-5.
Gentle density: Planner guru Brent Toderian says that Canadian cities need more gentle density to address their housing crunch.
Two to go: The first phase of the 23rd Avenue corridor rebuild project comes to an end after 21 months and a few hiccups.
Gimmicks: Richard Florida says that handing out tax breaks to business is less than useless.
Safer schools: How to solve the madness of school drop-off zones.
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