In June, The Urbanist‘s transportation reporter and senior editor, Ryan Packer, had a wide-ranging discussion with Port of Seattle Commissioner Toshiko Hasegawa. High-speed rail, climate action, and cruise ships were among the topics.
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.