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When I moved to Seattle from New York City last summer, I was struck by the drastic difference in the housing provided by each city. In Brooklyn, apartment buildings took up whole city blocks. Here as newcomers, my girlfriend...
The high-growth alternative, though focused on office towers, could also bring 9,000 homes to Kirkland's NE 85th Street station area. It’s almost hard to grasp that Sound Transit 3 (ST3) was passed over four years ago. Time flies ever faster,...
Bremerton is allowing an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) on every single-family lot and waiving parking and owner-occupancy requirements. The City tabled a measure to allow two ADUs per lot. On December 16th, the Bremerton City Council unanimously voted to liberalize...
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,...