Thursday, 21 March, 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.
Highway to hell: Long Beach, CA plans to remove the first freeway in southern California. The freeway revolt in Los Angeles that you probably never knew about. The Senate Democrats cave to House Republicans on national transportation funding--we may keep the roads, bridges, and buses going, but the system...
The first round of results have dropped, and most prominently in tonight's election returns is the Seattle Metropolitan Park District. Currently, the proposition is passing 52.4%-47.6%. We anticipate that this trend will continue as the remainder of the count is tallied over the coming days. Younger and more progressive,...
You may have heard this thing about a new Link Light Rail subway station in the U District. You might even know that it's being built at 43rd St and Brooklyn Ave. But you probably don't know that the U District is getting a Greenway, parklet, and loads of...
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https://vimeo.com/102005674 A brief video showing how Buenos Aires is making the city people-friendly.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNWJh6cmhlc WMATA in the Washington, DC metropolitan area just opened a new expansion of their Metrorail system with the Silver Line.
Seattle transportation: The Seattle Subway makes their closing arguments on what Sound Transit should prioritize for the update to the Long-Range Plan. Zach argues that maybe Amtrak Cascades should just provide express service between Portland and Seattle while ditching the smaller towns along the way. Central and South Seattle...
Shabby Road by The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. This pretty much sums up just how bad things are with US national transportation policy right now.
Local headlines: Residents of affordable housing in the Central District fear that they could lose their housing due to sale of their building. Pacific Place has traded hands in a recent sales for $271 million, the City-owned garage will stay in City ownership. Washington residents support a new gun control...