Eastside

Eastside Cities Consider Tenant Protections — with Varying Outcomes for Residents

On Tuesday evening, residents, advocates, and rental housing groups packed into the physical and virtual chambers of Newcastle City Hall. Amid some minor code...

Majority of Bellevue Residents Support Inclusionary Zoning, Worry About Affordable Housing in New Poll

In a survey of 475 Bellevue residents commissioned by the Bellevue Housing Research Coalition and conducted by Change Research, 68% of those polled said...

Imagining a Car-Free Zone in Bellevue: Two Proposals

In most communities in America, cars, trucks and streets dominate the environment where people live. Heavy traffic and aggressive drivers make many roads smelly, noisy,...
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Housing Notes: 413 Apartments Proposed in Bitter Lake, Everett Waterfront Development, Bel-Red Rising

This edition of housing notes will explore two major project proposals in Seattle, the Port of Everett's ambitious residential and commercial waterfront development plan,...

To Rebuild Public Trust, Sound Transit Should Open Eastside Light Rail Stations in 2023...

As a bustling region that over four million people call home, central Puget Sound deserves a high-quality transit system to move us around safely...
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Breathing Life into Bellevue’s Spring District

The Spring District started as an ambitious plan to transform 36 acres of warehouses and surface level parking in Bellevue's BelRed neighborhood into a...
The 255 bus route in Juanita

Build on Kirkland’s Success with More Housing Near Route 255 and a Simple Parking...

Often overshadowed by Bellevue and Redmond, not to mention Seattle, Kirkland doesn't get the credit it deserves for the crafting of its lively downtown...
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Elevate Cricket in Incoming Bellevue, Kirkland, and Seattle Parks Levies

Move aside pickleball, it's time to give another rapidly growing sport in the Puget Sound the limelight. “Cricket has seen an exponential growth in...