Tuesday, 21 January, 2020

Stephen Fesler

1412 POSTS 19 COMMENTS
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.
As part of an effort to promote cycling in Seattle, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is offering free bikeracks to city property owners. Commute Seattle says that the end of the application period is rapidly approaching with January 31 being the last day. Through its City’s Bicycle Program, SDOT will install 50 public...
Every January, a count of our fellow residents experiencing homelessness is conducted across Seattle and King County. Last year, the results of the One Night Count were worse than previous years with over 9,200 residents experiencing some level of homelessness. The Count helps policymakers and social welfare organizations gauge...
A half block of Second Avenue could soon be home to a new mixed-use high-rise skyscraper called 121 Stewart.  This new tower proposal is nestled on the southwest corner of Second Avenue and Stewart Street, two short blocks from the heart of Pike Place Market. The current site has a...
Last week, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) rolled out some big bicycle improvements along Roosevelt Way NE. The agency deployed new protected bike lanes (PBLs) from NE 45th St to the University Bridge. But, many more changes are on the way for Roosevelt Way NE as SDOT gears up...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8dj7tYr1lA For all those Seahawks fans out there, best of luck at the NFC Championship!
Keep 'em out: An article in defense of newcomers to Seattle ($); they have a lot to offer, so chill it! Battery powered: Your future train just might be battery powered, and here's how. New transit app: A rundown on the pros and cons of the Puget Sound's newest transit app; Martin...
The construction along the Burke-Gilman Trail (BGT) seems almost never ending, and it's about to get a bit more painful for regular users. Since summertime, Seattle City Light has been working segment-by-segment to do utility work in the trail right-of-way. The BGT was recently closed between Adams Lane NE and...
A significant reroute of King County Metro Route 44 goes in effect today (January 16th) and will last through February 16th. This reroute is due to construction work taking place at the Montlake Triangle. Eastbound buses, signed "UNIVERSITY DISTRICT", will terminate at NE Campus Parkway and turn back. The last stop...