Environment & Sustainability

King County tackles carbon emissions through transit credits

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The Metropolitan King County Council is getting serious about climate change. Yesterday, the Council announced that it had come up with a brand new...

Sunday Video: 20,000 Years in Puget Sound

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dl2rObdNUFw 20,000 Years in Puget Sound by the Burke Museum on YouTube. Chart the changing geography of the Puget Sound in under three minutes.

The First Hill Public Realm Action Plan

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Connecting parks & public space to enhance mobility & livability in First Hill The City of Seattle will be holding an open house to discuss...

Event Reminder: Sustainable Rosengård on Tuesday

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Don't miss out on our event for Tuesday where we'll have a presentation on Sustainable Rosengård. Paul Byron Crane, a local landscape architect with the City...

Sunday Video: A Green Duwamish

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https://vimeo.com/103524522 Green/Duwamish Watershed Strategy by King County on Vimeo.

Peace Arch State Park hosts climate change rally

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Over 700 citizens from both sides of the U.S./Canadian border met in Peace Arch State Park in Blane on Saturday for the “Climate Change...

85-foot and 125-foot Height Limits Are A Missed Opportunity

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  The NC3-85 and NC3-125 zoning designations (Neighborhood Commercial 3, 85-foot/125-foot height limits) are used extensively throughout Seattle. Ostensibly, the goal of NC3 zoning is to create large,...

Baugruppen: Yes In Our Back Yard!

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Editor’s Note: This is Part 7 of a series on Baugruppen, private owners collaboratively building affordable multifamily projects. Read Part 1 or check out the series. With this series,...