Saturday, 31 October, 2020
On Thursday, the Sound Transit Board of Directors met to decide on the fate of more than a dozen paused capital project actions. Nine capital project actions were identified for advancement and funding with agency staff directed...
Using a pack of highlighters to show the absurdity of developing a private enclave in the city. Last Tuesday, the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI) held an online public information session...
Join Share The Cites and The Urbanist in welcoming Shane Phillips to a Seattle-centered discussion about his book The Affordable City this Thursday September 24th from noon to 1pm. The book is a comprehensive look at how to...
Aerial rendering of Bel-red neighborhood with TOD near Link stations.

A Better Bel-Red

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Bellevue should plan for high quality public spaces, walkability, and dense transit-oriented development--plus add an in-fill light rail station in Bel-Red. Walk down Bel-Red Road and you’ll probably find it a bit difficult to...
A week of forest fires and skies choked with toxic smoke was a sobering reminder of the fragility of our environment. An incredible amount of Cascadia is burnt or ablaze. More than three million...
Accessory dwelling unit (ADU) reform has been taking off across the Puget Sound region. Seattle, Tacoma, and Burien all approved sweeping changes to ADUs last year followed by Kirkland in March. Seattle also took a step further...
Seattle's quirky and individualistic neighborhoods are one my favorite features of the city. I love the fact that an afternoon spent hanging out in Capitol Hill has a different feeling than one spent in the University District,...
How have you been breathing lately? Not well I’m guessing. The last few weeks have seen Seattle, along with cities up and down the West Coast, choked in a surreal, oppressive smoke. For the last six months,...