Saturday, 26 September, 2020

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://youtu.be/Ak-kAdhh8-o City Beautiful explores the topic of land reclamation, the process of turning shallow water areas into land.
Eight passenger-only ferry routes across Puget Sound have made the cut for inclusion in a detailed study by the Puget Sound Regional Council. The Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) has released a shortlist of eight passenger-only ferry routes to be studied in detail this...
An empty Juneau in summer amidst the pandemic.
More ferry trips: Washington State Ferries is restoring service to pre-pandemic levels on some ferry routes. Heroes: Some postal workers in Washington are defying orders and restoring sorting machines to operational use. Altering ecosystems: According to researchers at the University of...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OjUtqv7LDg&t=5s Bloomberg Green explains how Mexico City is running out of water despite historically having been built on a lake. How can Mexico City solve this critical problem for a city of more than 25 million people? And what can other places...
https://vimeo.com/444591434 Take a gander at the progress of Sound Transit’s new Bellevue light rail tunnel and downtown station opening in 2023 as part of East Link. The agency’s blog, The Platform, has more details about the project.
Downtown Sonoma.
HSR growth: China charts a course to double the length of the nation's high-speed rail network by 2035. Change car culture: How investment in transit could reduce the need for traffic enforcement policing. Mail tampering: The federal administration is trying to...
https://youtu.be/MvXZzKZ3JYQ Architect Michael Murphy provides several examples of how architecture can be designed to uplift, empower, heal, and rejuvenate communities when designed with intention and purpose.
Sound Transit recently provided an update on project design for the Stride S3 Line, a bus rapid transit corridor planned for NE 145th St and SR-522 between the future Shoreline South Link light rail station and Bothell. The agency revealed that the Woodinville tail would be entirely...