Another year, another great list of articles from our writers at The Urbanist. Here are our top ten articles from 2016 based on readership. Each is worth a full read. Why You Should Vote No on Seattle Initiative 123 by...
Amid Seattle's rapidly growing inner neighborhoods remains the urban scar of I-5, a massive concrete and steel ribbon that is the lasting legacy of 20th century transportation engineers. It helps move thousands of people and tons of freight every...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyNGDWnmX0U To world-renowned architect Bjarke Ingels, architecture is the fiction of the real world, in which dreams about the way we aspire to live our lives can be realized through bricks and mortar. Expressing concern that contemporary buildings "have been...
The University District is slated to get an expanded park space on the shores of Portage Bay in the coming years. The project, tentatively billed as the Portage Bay Park, is already midway through a planning and design process. The...
On Wednesday, I sat down with Jonathan Hopkins, the Political Director for Seattle Subway. Last July Seattle Subway released a bold proposal for Sound Transit’s next ballot measure to expand the regional light rail system. Dubbed “STcomplete,” their plan would...
Community Transit is set to make service improvements to the local and commuter bus network in March 2016. This comes on the heels of a successful ballot measure, Proposition 1, which will feed rapid growth of the network over...
The City of Tukwila has delivered a series of pedestrian and transit facility improvements near Westfield Southcenter, a major regional shopping mall. The bulk of the improvements are focused on Andover Park West between Tukwila Parkway and Strander Boulevard. Andover Park West...
A street improvement project that is about to start construction this winter on Capitol Hill might take a lot of people by surprise, mostly because it's coming in the guise of a park improvement project. But it's been in...