Sunday, 21 April, 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.
In a few weeks, Kitsap Transit will improve their fast ferry and foot ferry services on Saturdays. King County Water Taxi has already gone to their summer schedule as part of the March service change. And Intercity Transit flew under the radar beefing up Sunday service immensely.
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https://youtu.be/TUmyygCMMGA Vox looks at how the way we work may change in the future and what that means to society.
Housing for all: Advocates are asking the Washington State Legislature for another $100 million to address homelessness. Pausing a race to the bottom: Sound Transit is stepping back on outsourcing operations of bus services ($) to private companies. The next governor: If Governor...
Last week, the Elected Leadership Group (ELG) for the Ballard and West Seattle light rail extensions received an update from Sound Transit staff on the Chinatown-International District segment. Staff highlighted what they have heard from community and the pros and cons of different station and tunnel options...
Sound Transit has opened an early scoping for the Tacoma Dome Link light rail extension. This is an integral process for the required environmental review process to identify issues that should be evaluated under the process. Typically, a scoping report highlighting comments and synthesizing issues identified is...
Over the next 30 years, the Central Puget Sound Region is slated to grow by more than 1.8 million residents and 1.2 million jobs. The Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) is well underway in the planning process guiding how growth should be apportioned through 2050. In February,...
Artificial island for housing: Hong Kong wants to build a new artificial island at the cost of £60 billion to 260,000 homes. ST3 in Seattle: Seattle Subway has an idea to improve the elevated light rail options to Alaska Junction. But is there a...
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Q5bICcek6s In this video, Dave Amos walks through an abbreviated history of city planning in America.