Tuesday, 16 July, 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.
// Post by U.S. Department of Labor. Seattle may have paid leave for sick days, but this Department of Labor video is a reminder that we still have a long way to go on true paid leave labor rules.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynIzCSbB45E Public Space in Motion, From Nice by Chuck Wolfe on YouTube.
Just the facts: Streetsblog discusses HOT lanes and if they really work for transit, it appears they can be a blessing and curse, but mainly just a curse. The data keeps showing that, yeah, the kids aren't driving, they prefer a multiplicity of modes that aren't car-based. A before...
Uber dropped some good news for Seattle customers with bikes last week. The company launched a new service called "UberPEDAL" for customers who want an Uber, but also want to bring their bike along, too. Most bicyclists encounter a time when being picked up and dropped off to their destination could be a...
WSDOT officially has a date for removal of those awful, rotting concrete ramps to nowhere over Union Bay. Now if they could only actually fund the replacement portion of SR-520 in Seattle and get it right... (But hey, apparently WSDOT staff hate bicyclists, buses, and pedestrians. Go figure.) If you...
Thanks to all those who came out for a special meetup for the University District Open Space forum last Tuesday. This week, we'll be holding our regular weekly working meeting. Feel free to drop by Roy Street Coffee and Tea any time from 6pm to 9pm. We'll have an...
Pronto! bikes are already circulating the city. They'll be available for all users beginning at 1pm. See our earlier coverage on the launch from this morning for more information or the Pronto! blog. https://twitter.com/fbaum/status/521737871963590656 https://twitter.com/seattlepi/status/521721660060078080 https://twitter.com/seattlepi/status/521717031071395840 https://twitter.com/nataliewessel/status/521713897246453761 https://twitter.com/CyclePronto/status/521684472404529152 https://twitter.com/grouphealth/status/521712805373018112 https://twitter.com/CyclePronto/status/521698010703486976
https://vimeo.com/103524522 Green/Duwamish Watershed Strategy by King County on Vimeo.