Author: Laura Loe (Bernstein)

Evergreen Impact Housing Fund Contributes to Nearly 750 Affordable Homes

Financing affordable housing is not an easy endeavor, and many projects end up with funding gaps that impede them from moving forward. ...

Midweek Video: Are Shipping Containers Overrated As A Building Method?

Shipping container homes have become all the rage in recent years. But they're not necessarily as practical as they might seem when it comes...
A Route 1 bus stops next to the University of Washington Tacoma campus.

Tacoma’s Zoning Changes Mapped: Frequency Is Freedom

This is the first of three vignettes depicting possible conversations between imaginary people in Tacoma as the city grapples with growth, densification, and other...

Rainier Avenue Bus Lane Proposal Leaves Out Metro’s Highest Priority Segments

SDOT said it would prioritize busses rather than bikes on Rainer, but instead cars continue to win out over both. Last month, The Urbanist reported...

Transpo Notes: Free Transit Passes for UW Employees, New Sound Transit CEO, Low Park-And-Ride...

This week’s Transpo Notes roundup touches on a mix of bus, train, and driving stories, including: The hiring of Sound Transit's next CEO;Naming of the...

What We’re Reading: Broadway Plan, Advisory Lanes, and 25,000

Broadway Plan: Vancouver's Broadway Plan has been approved. Diversion: States are diverting road safety money away from safety programs. Chi tree canopy: Boosters in Chicago want...

The Urbanist Podcast: Architectural Scrabble with Mike Eliason of Larch Lab

As founder of Larch Lab, a design studio and think tank devoted to climate adaptive architecture and urbanism, Mike Eliason holds a wealth of...

Sunday Video: How To Bring Back Front Yard Businesses

About Here takes a dive into corner retail and front yard and accessory commercial units in single-family areas. Architects have a lot of ideas...