FB goes east: Facebook is buying REI’s corporate digs in Bellevue’s Spring District.
Marysville masterplan: Marysville wants feedback on what people think of the city center ($) in order to update a masterplan.
Biketown 2.0: Portland’s Biketown bikeshare expansion has been implemented with upgrades to e-bikes.
Food scene: A 2018 California bill allowing restraurants to locate in homes has brought a “dining revolution” to the food scene.
WMATA problems: Washington, D.C.’s Metrorail Silver Line stations have more cracks, but how will that affect Phase 2 expansion?
Density bonus delivers: Austin’s housing density bonus program is bringing thousands of affordable housing units online.
Climate change denial: A big Maryland expansion plan is getting much scrutiny.
Pier problems: Seattle’s Pier 58 partially collapsed Sunday evening ($) after removal work had started. Meanwhile, New Westminster’s park pier was engulfed in fire later on Sunday.
Quarantining gas impacts: It appears that Americans quarantining during the pandemic saved $22 billion in gasoline expenditures and society way more.
Monument to racism: The toppled Confederate monument at Lake View Cemetery in Capitol Hill is not coming back.
Penn’s Landing: Philadelphia has a $2.2 billion redevelopment plan for Penn’s Landing, a waterfront area, with a chosen developer.
Failure to approve: San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors kill a legislative proposal to speed up development of affordable housing.
Stuck in gear: E-bikes probably aren’t coming to Boston’s Bluebikes bikeshare program anytime soon.
Railway urban life: What can the world learn from life under Tokyo’s railway tracks?
Structural problems: Citymetric explains how the pandemic is magnifying the structural problems of America’s housing market.
Don’t stop short: Strong Towns says that it’s going to take more than zoning changes to realize missing middle housing policies.
Micromobility sticking around: NACTO says that micromobility is here to stay despite setbacks from the pandemic.
Keeping pace: The urban housing markets are keeping pace with the suburban housing markets in America with few exceptions, according to Zillow.
Map of the Week: The West is on fire ($).
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