Winning the fight: Sweden will meet its 2030 climate change goals 12 years early.
Opposing public safety: Despite the passage of sensible anti-gun violence laws in Seattle, two pro-firearms groups are suing to kill the public safety laws.
Bellevue welcoming shelter: Bellevue will allow construction of homeless shelters in the city.
It’s Best!: In a stunning turnaround, Carmen Best has been picked as Seattle’s new police chief ($).
Democratic sabotages: Could the Russians hack the American census?
Play space: Occidental Park will get a new playground.
Floundering: Ofo is laying off large numbers of employees in America and shrinking their investment in bikeshare.
Focus on housing: Federal Democrats want to tackle the widespread American affordable housing crisis ($).
Connect Seattle: Jon Talton of The Seattle Times comes out in support of the Center City Connector streetcar project.
What’s working?: Homelessness is rising in the region, but homeless vets are on the decline.
Car wars: Richard Florida presents data on how cars divide Americans.
Missing equity: Bike advocacy often has an equity blind spot.
New migration trend: Last year, people of Asian decent made up the largest group of newcomers to King County ($).
Making space: Cities are replacing dangerous slip lanes with space for people.
CLT highrise postponed: The tallest cross-laminated timber project in America–originally planned for the Pearl District in Portland–has been postponed.
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