Sunday, 22 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.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWoTR7V36tU The Adventures of Fluffy: Too Many Cats, Not Enough Buses by Mark LaFalce on YouTube. Cat lovers and transit lovers, unite! This video hits the point home that transit cuts don't affect just cat riders, they affect all users of our transport network and the viability of our regional urban...
If you didn't get a chance to attend the Seattle 2035 EIS Scoping and open house meeting last week, don't fret! The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) is taking their Seattle 2035 show on the road. Over the next two weeks, DPD staff will be meeting with residents...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62NLkP77BC4 Light Rail, Citizen Engagement and the Birth of Rail~Volution Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-Portland) discusses his past life as a Multnomah County Commissioner and the foundation of Rail~Volution.
Mayor Murray is in search of a new Director for the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT). In December, SDOT Director Peter Hahn left for greener pastures. Since then, Goran Sparrman has been acting as Interim Director for the department. Last week, Mayor Murray stated his priorities in searching for...
Transit apps have revolutionized the way we use transit. Transit riders no longer need to carry around a paper schedule of a route or know where the nearest stop is. An app can provide that information instead, often with real-time arrival data on-the-fly. When transit apps originally came out,...
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U04qKoFoLIs If you're in need of a little pick-me-up today, you're just in luck! Visit Seattle has a new, quirky little video that will leave you smiling and falling in love with this city all over again (as if that doesn't happen every day anyway!) But this video is more...
As The Urbanist reported last week, the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) will be holding an open house and presentation on the city's update to the Comprehensive Plan. Here's DPD's event summary: On March 24, the City of Seattle is holding an open house to discuss ways to plan for the...
http://vimeo.com/87648696 This is one way to liven up a subway platform.