This week, The Urbanist got a legislative preview from Representatives Nicole Macri (D-43rd District) and Jessica Bateman (D-22nd District) as well as Senator Joe Nguyen (D-34th District) ahead of the 2022 state legislative session. The trio talked about wide ranging legislation, including zoning and transportation policy.
Stephen is a professional urban planner in Puget Sound 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. With stints in great cities like Bellingham and Cork, Stephen currently lives in Seattle. He primarily covers land use and transportation issues and has been with The Urbanist since 2014.