Land Use

Elects and pro cricketers at Tollgate Farm Park

Elevate Cricket in Incoming Bellevue, Kirkland, and Seattle Parks Levies

Move aside pickleball, it's time to give another rapidly growing sport in the Puget Sound the limelight. “Cricket has seen an exponential growth in...
South Bellevue station

How to Rescue South Bellevue Station from Suburban Asphyxiation

From a transit-oriented development perspective, in the nearly $3.7 billion East Link light rail extension, the most shameful station area, by far, is around...
A construction crane over a building under construction with another building under construction across the street and workers standing between them.

A Housing Advocate’s Guide to Commenting on Seattle’s Comprehensive Plan Update

The Urbanist has reported on the rezoning concepts unveiled for Seattle's 2024 Major Comprehensive Plan Update, which will guide growth in the city for...

Sunday Video: The Swiss Do Wonders With Trains and It’s Not Just Because of...

In some circles, there is a belief that you have to have large populations to support high quality rail services. Switzerland shows that might...

Kenmore Moving Ahead With Comprehensive Plan and Missing Middle Housing Changes

Kenmore is moving forward with parts of its 2024 Comprehensive Plan update, which will look out to 2044. A suite of proposed policy changes...

Pierce County Nearing Final Allocation of 20-Year Growth Targets With Tacoma As Breadwinner

Pierce County is close to allocating its growth targets to local municipalities and unincorporated areas. In total, the county is supposed to accommodate 264,785...

Sunday Video: Top 10 Cities Devoting Prime Land To Golf Courses

Golf courses take up a huge amount of land and resources to support an activity enjoyed by very few people. In some big cities,...
Bellevue square parking

Bellevue’s Parking Obsession is Climate Arson

During my research and writing of the Downtown Bellevue development articles, I actively estimated the amount of parking spaces that Bellevue had recently added...