Falling rents: Rents in Seattle fell last year, but don’t expect that to continue.
PTC: In the United States House of Representatives, Democrats introduced a bill to stop delaying while also providing funding for positive train control by end of year.
Fort Lawton housing: Commenters at a public hearing on low-income and affordable housing at Fort Lawton were decidedly in favor of building housing.
UK forestland: The United Kingdom’s next mega-project could be a coast-to-coast forest in a zone from Liverpool to Hull.
Streetcar getaway: In a getaway attempt in Capitol Hill, a suspect made a poor choice in fleeing by streetcar.
Status quo remains: Despite threats of cuts by Trump, the Federal Transit Administration continues to dole out financing and transit agencies limp along.
Speak positively: Why positive storytelling matters to transportation.
Packing up: State Farm, a major local employer, is packing up and saying “goodbye” to Tacoma.
H-1B threat reduced: Trump backs off on massive curtailment of H-1B visas ($) for foreign workers at the request of high-tech corporations.
Haunting images: Take a look at a haunting glimpse of how Detroit changed from a vibrant city to asphalt and vacant land.
Calrail: Rail advocates in California want to active a regional rail line between Marin County and Sacramento.
Bike priorities: WA Bikes has released their 2018 legislative agenda.
Transit lanes work: In Toronto, streets were given over to streetcars and almost overnight ridership skyrocketed.
Inventory remains low: Low condominium inventory in Seattle continues to surge prices.
Hospital sprawl: What is driving the trend of hospital sprawl?
Short-lived: A gas tax increase proposed by Trump has been quashed by Congressional Republicans ($).
Fossil fuel divestment: Why New York City is taking pension fund money out of fossil fuel investments.
Well-planned: In Oman, there may finally be a well-planned Persian Gulf metropolis.