Saturday, 24 October, 2020
https://youtu.be/qp5CEcIyk94 Vox explains how human expansion into natural habitats is directly linked to the spread of new and deadly diseases in human populations.
https://youtu.be/h-I6HFQXquU Bloomberg CityLab explains how cities can rebuild around bikes quickly for the Covid and post-Covid era and why it’s vitally important to do so.
Seattle will permit restaurants and retail shops to open into traffic-less public streets one block at a time. Two months after the idea was publicized in local media, Mayor Jenny Durkan announced that street closure permits will...
Sound Transit hopes doubling federal funding for Lynnwood Link and Federal Way Link could right their storm-tossed financial ship. Joining 25 other transit agencies from across the nation, Sound Transit and King County Metro...
Four months into the West Seattle Bridge closure, we do have some answers but plenty of lingering questions, too. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has made progress on temporarily shoring up the bridge and has embarked...
Washington's state transportation department is launching a temporary program that will make some lower-speed highways available to open streets and commercial uses during the Covid-19 pandemic. This will allow some lanes to be reallocated for low-stress uses...
Bothell has opened up its Main Street for retail and restaurants in the age of social distancing. For a block of the city’s traditional downtown, barriers to traffic went up so that tents and tables could take...
On Monday, the Seattle City Council voted 7-2 to pass a payroll expense tax targeting companies paying high salaries. The final spending plan is still being crafted, but Covid relief and affordable housing will be two focus...