Thursday, 19 September, 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.
Tonight we'll be meeting up at the Roy Street Coffee & Tea on Capitol Hill from 6pm-9pm. Feel free to drop in at any point. We'll be talking urbanism, city issues, and ways in which you can get involved with our organization. The evening also is special because of the Prop 1...
It's not too late to turn in your ballot—tomorrow is Election Day! Ballots must be postmarked by the 22nd, so be sure to get yours to the Post Office or a collection box. And, don't forget to remind your friends, loved ones, and fellow transit riders to vote YES. Begging is a totally...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPOJeh-xloQ Vote Yes on King County Metro by the Downtown Seattle Association on YouTube. It's cheesy and totally impractical, but it gets the point across. Two days to election day!
Yesterday, Sound Transit released a video simulation of the preferred alternative alignment of North Link. The alignment simulated runs from Northgate to Lynnwood. In sum, the preferred alternative would consist of: Track running west I-5 on the segment north of the Mountalke Terrace Station; An option to locate a station at...
Change is a coming: Community Transit is looking to add new services throughout Snohomish County in September. While Route 110 (Edmonds to Mountlake Terrace) will get the axe, significant restorations and efficiencies will be made. Feel free to comment on the changes. Creepy open data: Access to open data is...
Editor’s Note: In case you missed our previous coverage of Seattle 2035, check out DPD’s Background Report, which covers the city’s planning data from 1995-2012. The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) is wrapping up its scoping process for the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) analysis. The scoping process is concerned with determining what people want...
Next week, The Urbanist will be hosting our regular meeting, but it will be a special one, too. We'll be talking urbanism and watching the results for Proposition 1 roll in after 8pm. You can find us at the Roy Street Coffee & Tea on Capitol Hill from 6pm...
http://youtu.be/yQJZUHm0Hxo Ride The Bus by Lok Raj Dhakjal on YouTube. h/t Caelen Ball We at The Urbanist love riding the bus. So perhaps it's no surprise that this set of playful commercials for De Lijn really caught our attention this week. The Belgians certainly know how to sell public transit. Enjoy the video...