Unjustice: New data shows that one and five people booked into jail in Seattle are homeless.

Blending?: Race and class are beginning to blur in many urban neighborhoods.

Vancity bikes: Bike Portland reports on Vancouver, British Columbia’s new protected bike intersection.

Infrastructure hater: America’s fascist-in-chief wants California’s high-speed rail money back.

Deeply divided: Seattle ranks among the richest in the nation, but the wealth is spread very unequally ($).

Reducing housing barriers: A lawmaker in California wants to curb prohibitions and obstacles to development in high-cost local jurisdictions ($) to support new housing.

Maya Tren: Could a Yucatán Peninsula passenger train system be built in Mexico?

LimePods: Lime joins the carshare market in Seattle.

Berlin rental struggles: Berlin is considering a suite of ambitious rental housing market controls to help tenants.

Transit and bikeshare: What effects could bikesharing be having on transit ridership?

TOD density limits: An Oregon legislator wants to increase residential density limits near transit stops.

Obama library woes: Preservationists may end up blocking the Obama library in Chicago.

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Stephen is an urban planner with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. Stephen lives in Kenmore and primarily covers land use and transportation issues for The Urbanist.