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Sound Transit Puts Equitable TOD and Bathroom Policy Reform Front and Center

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Sound Transit is making good on a policy directive to expand bathroom access to facilities and equitable transit-oriented development (TOD) commitments in Seattle. The...

Lewis Proposal Aims to Lower Cost of Building Supportive Housing

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In December, Councilmember Andrew Lewis introduced legislation that could make it cheaper, easier, and faster to build permanent supportive housing (PSH) in the City...

West Seattle Bridge Cost-Benefit Analysis Leaves Lingering Questions

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On October 20th, the Seattle Department of Transportation released the WSP-conducted Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) for the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge Safety Project, and a...

Sunday Video: What The Global Skyscraper Boom Really Means

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https://youtu.be/ZfYkd6_Kdno Is there any credence to the skyscraper index in forecasting economic downturns? Bloomberg Citylab explores this debated theory.

Lynnwood Light Rail Construction Ramps Up, Temporarily Closing Trails

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As soon as September 14th, Sound Transit construction in Lynnwood will temporarily close two trails: the Interurban Trail and Scriber Creek Trail. The closure will...

Apartment Production in Seattle On Track to Decline Sharply in 2020

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Construction of new apartments has reached a five-year low in Seattle, according to data compiled by RentCafe. While it makes sense that construction would...

City Will Start Emergency Dismantling of Pier 58 within Two Weeks

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Impatient for "The Big One," Pier 58 decided to follow the West Seattle Bridge's lead and started slipping in to the sound. Seattle Parks...

Midweek Video: East Link’s Bellevue Tunnel Is Complete

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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...