Tuesday, 19 January, 2021
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University of Washington: A Resilient Future Starts Here. Online Master of Infrastucture Management and Planning. Apply Now. With a picture of wind turbines.
https://youtu.be/q4FY4Ml7toE What does folklore and media tells us about the kind of city planning that the North Pole is built around? Nolan Gray takes on that fanciful question in a Christmas explainer. Hat tip to Ray Dubicki for finding this...
Are you passionate about increasing housing affordability in Seattle? Or maybe you want to have a say in how your neighborhood develops? If so, you should consider applying before January 15th for one of the 15 slots currently open...
Comprehensive updates pushing the 30-year-old Growth Management Act to be adaptive, inclusive, equitable, and actionable. When the Washington legislative session begins in less than a month, the budget and the response to Covid will be at the top of the...
https://youtu.be/g9-9CxCxrVE Dave Amos looks at how cities across the globe are making streets and districts car-free. He also explains how this is improving economic and social outcomes.
Olympia has adopted zoning reforms across single-family, multifamily, and commercial zones to meet the requirements of a state statute passed in 2019. Legislation passed by the city council last week will allow more missing middle housing types like duplexes,...
https://youtu.be/XAFD-0aMkwE Vox explains how environmental racism through public policy and private actions can lead to environmental health catastrophes for people of color. Coronavirus is killing disproportionate numbers of black people in Louisiana’s “Cancer Alley,” and Vox explores why environmental racism...
In early November, the Everett City Council adopted sweeping zoning and development regulation changes to simplify the land use code and encourage more urban infill development. The zoning and development regulations came about as part of the city's "Rethinking...
Yesterday’s report that Seattle’s housing prices rose 11.6% over where they were in November 2019 comes as zero surprise to anyone who has toyed with the idea of buying a house in the last year. Folks are hunkering down...