Saturday, 25 May, 2019

Stephen Fesler

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Stephen is an urban planner with a passion for promoting sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He advocates for smart policies, regulations, and implementation programs that enhance urban environments by committing to quality design, accommodating growth, providing a diversity of housing choices, and adequately providing public services. Stephen primarily writes about land use and transportation issues.
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https://youtu.be/2gEwEcYnewE Long before satellite was invented, Leonardo da Vinci made highly accurate maps mimicking the above view plan commonly found in satellite-based maps.
5G has roadblocks: 5G has its opponents over aesthetics. Disney's unique venture: Would Disney really build a nuclear power plant in Orlando? Hateful leadership: A newly proposed federal housing rule could deny 55,000 children of immigrant families housing assistance. Fairer...
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https://youtu.be/YX68ym4n7_c Vox looks at how decongestion pricing could improve New York City for all and takes notes from London’s foray into the transportation demand management policy.
AMS gas-free policy: Amsterdam is leading the way in Europe on banning gas-powered vehicles. Extraordinary skepticism: Southeast Seattleites expressed concern with the city's trimmed down and deeply uncertain Bicycle Master Plan Implementation Plan. Polluter-in-Chief: A recent order by Trump could threaten...
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https://youtu.be/dHH5Nthscek Sound Transit now has a full flythrough video of the Federal Way Link extension. See how the new extension will work.
The Tōkaidō Shinkansen high-speed line in Japan, with Mount Fuji in the background. The Tokaido Shinkansen was the world's first high-speed rail line. (Wikipedia / tansaisuketti)
On Sunday, the Washington State Legislature concluded the 2019 legislative session. Many progressive environmental, transportation, land use, and housing bills managed to win approval and will become law. In our first installment to cover the legislative session wrap up, we provided an overview of key transportation bills...
On Sunday, the Washington State Legislature concluded the 2019 legislative session. Many progressive environmental, transportation, land use, and housing bills managed to win approval and will become law. In this first piece, we provide an overview of key transportation bills that passed and did not pass this...
On Monday, the Seattle City Council passed legislation to require to much of new development in the city to provide electric vehicle-ready (EV) equipment. The city council passed a modified version of the legislation, which would require a report by June 1, 2022 to evaluate program implementation...