Green New Deal: The Green New Deal would dramatically overhaul America’s transportation system if passed. Millennials are supporting the movement en mass.
CA environmental justice: California’s carbon-free electricity bill could bring immense environmental benefits to low-income and minority communities that are often overlooked.
Shrinking popo: Seattle’s police force is shrinking despite efforts to grow it.
An inclusive economy: Richard Florida explains how affordable housing could improve the American economy.
Saving the Showbox: Temporary preservation protections ends on the Showbox in six months, but the process to preserve the building is moving along.
Equitable mobility: Luxembourg’s effort to create free transit is more about social equity goals than congestion and environmental benefits, according to officials.
Race to the bottom: Why do mayors keeping trying to outcompete each in a race to the bottom on tax breaks for businesses?
Holy moly, Seattle: Streetsblog hails Seattle and Minneapolis as the holy grails of transit.
Falling prices: Seattle area housing prices continue to fall to their lowest levels in two years ($).
Not so fast: Amazon may bail on New York City after strong resistance to catering to their corporate welfarism and unmitigated gentrification impacts ($).
True colors: A landlord got very racist when providing public testimony on a bill to reduce and reform the evictions process.
Get organized: Seattle helped ignite America’s labor movement 100 years ago.
Ending Eyman advisory votes: Washington legislators could soon end the expensive and useless advisory votes on taxes that Tim Eyman created.
Don’t be a cheater: Being a repeat high occupancy vehicle lane cheater in Washington could become a much more expensive hobby under proposed legislation.
Zoning reform: Zoning reform is not a magic bullet to getting desired development outcomes, but it is still important.
Progressive tax reform: Low-income and middle-income households may be able to recoup all or some of the sales tax they pay under a proposed bill in the Washington State Legislature.