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PSRC’s 2017 Travel Survey Shows Transit Is Popular, Free Parking Induces Driving

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The Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) has released their 2017 travel survey data and it contains some really interesting nuggets. Households were asked a...

Amazon Job Estimates Fill in Gaps About Housing Downturn

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In the summer of last year we discovered that Seattle’s population growth rate had fallen for the first time since 2010, according to state...

Nearly 50 Million Passengers Moved Through Sea-Tac Airport in 2018

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Sea-Tac International Airport continues to post incredible passenger growth. In 2018, the airport moved 49,849,520 passengers, just shy of the magic 50-million mark. Passengers...

Midweek Video: Where is the Densest Place in the United States?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zM9_MbaEoY4 In this video short, Dave Amos of City Beautiful talks about the how the United States Census Bureau measures population and highlights an oddity...

What the 2018 Population Estimate Tells Us About Flattening Rents in Seattle

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Seattle rents appeared to have flattened beginning late last year. Since then, as subsequent rent surveys strengthened the pattern, the consistent explanation has been the...

Seattle Tops 730,000 Residents in 2018, State and Region Continue to Grow

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New population estimates for 2018 have been released by the Washington State Office of Financial Management (OFM). The estimates differ from the annual census...

Nearly Six Million Residents in Central Puget Sound By 2050, PSRC Says

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On Thursday, the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) unveiled new growth projections through 2050. The metropolitan planning organization is projecting 1.8 million more residents...

The Cost of Vision Zero

Every life is precious, and over the course of a year, thousands of lives in Seattle are impacted by traffic violence. In just the past...