New shelter: A new 24-hour homeless shelter opened on First Hill this week ($).
Too much speed: Why are car manufacturers allowed to build cars that go more than 100 mph?
Conceptual planning: A special series on a concept for hierarchical zoning appeared on Strong Towns this week.
Stifling workers: An Obama-era rule to expand overtime pay appears very dead after a recent ruling.
Au naturale: Paris now has a nude-friendly park.
Safety distraction: Seattle Bike Blog says that the King County bike helmet law is highly distracting for bike safety and should be repealed.
Gender pay gap: The Trump administration is dispensing with an Obama-era rule ($) that would have require tracking pay by gender to understand disparities.
Disposing garbage: There may good reasons to consider in-sink garbage disposal over compost bins in cities.
Majority rule: California’s supreme court is making it a lot easier to pass tax funding initiatives.
Storied history: Step back in time to the history of Pioneer Square’s Mutual Life Building.
Map of the Week: From an economic standpoint, states across the country have a lot to loose if DACA is repealed, but the policy shift would also be a human tragedy all its own.