Author: Guy Oron

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Bellevue Council Update: Supporting Retail, Fostering Cross-Cultural Connections, and Rules on Remote Participation

Bellevue is continuing the trend of Eastside cities analyzing their retail sectors, and their City Council is doing so without enacting a development moratorium....

Woodinville’s Downtown District Poised for Major Growth

Walkability and wineries are transforming this bedroom community into a suburb with a distinctive vibe. Few suburbs in the Seattle metro area are as difficult...
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Transpo Notes: Delays Are Hitting Everything, In-Person Meetings, and New Projects

This week's Transpo Notes roundup touches on the status of Sound Transit's new real-time arrival and digital ad signs, Amtrak Cascades' northern service, Pierce...

A User’s Guide to the Tacoma Line T Hilltop Extension

A lot of transit buzz in the Northwest recently has been about our regional light rail system, Line 1 and Line 2, being expanded...

Mercer Island Set to Renew Development Moratorium for Fourth Time in Two Years

On Tuesday evening, Mercer Island's City Council is poised to renew a moratorium that prevents the redevelopment of parcels in the southeast corner of...

Saturday Video: Business Parks Suck, But They Don’t Have To

Business parks are a common feature across the globe, but they tend to be especially depressing and inaccessible places in North America. They don’t...

Seattle Posts Record Housing Revenue, but Affordable Housing Needs Outpace Supply

The City of Seattle declared this week "Affordable Housing Week" as part of an annual tradition, with the Housing Development Consortium hosting events highlighting...

A Scaled-Back Trailhead Direct Returns for 2022

Yesterday King County Metro announced the return of Trailhead Direct, an express bus service from centrally located transit stations to hiking trailheads on the...