Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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The Urbanist was founded in 2014 to examine and influence urban policies. We believe cities provide unique opportunities for addressing many of the most challenging social, environmental, and economic problems. We serve as a resource for promoting and disseminating ideas, creating community, increasing political participation, and improving the places we live. The Board of Directors consists of six members that guide policy and decision-making of The Urbanist.
The Urbanist's Board of Directors voted to join a new coalition called Move All Seattle Sustainably (MASS) because Seattle's proposed budget falls short and doesn't do enough to reach our climate goals and to achieve Vision Zero. We can't hope to decarbonize anytime soon if we are...
The letter below is from the Seattle Transportation Coalition and was signed by Seattle Subway, the Seattle Transit Riders Union, and The Urbanist. Other groups have adopted similar talking points in their own letters to Sound Transit, to encourage Sound Transit to plan Sound Transit 3 (ST3) investments with...
In an effort to continue providing great content, programming, advocacy,  and analysis, we’re running a fundraising drive this week at The Urbanist. We think what we do is pretty valuable, but you don't have to take our word for it. Below are two more testimonials from leaders at two...
In an effort to continue providing great content, programming, advocacy, and analysis, we’re running a fundraising drive this week at The Urbanist. We already outlined how we’ve spent money in the past and where we plan to spend money in the future. This will allow us to improve and expand...
This week we're doing a fundraising drive at The Urbanist. Becoming a monthly donor supports local, independent journalism that aligns reporting and editorials with urbanist values. To give readers a sense of these values, The Urbanist crafted principles for guiding city policy. Values Of Urbanism Successful urbanism values accessibility, equity, civic engagement,...
In an effort to continue providing great content, programming, advocacy, and analysis, we’re going to be running a fundraising drive this week at The Urbanist. We're calling the campaign #FundTheUrbanist. It may come as a surprise, but all of the work we do here is completely volunteer. Overall, The Urbanist runs...