Parks and Public Space

Lewis’ Increased Seattle Parks Spending Would Invest in Climate, Equity Fund, Off-Leash Areas

Councilmember Andrew Lewis (District 7) has released his six-year funding plan (2023-2028) for the Seattle Metropolitan Park District, the third funding plan made public...

Seattle City Council Gets the Future of Third Avenue Back On Its Radar

Seattle's Third Avenue is arguably one of the most successful transit corridors in the entire country. The street consolidates most Seattle bus routes into...

The Key to Increasing City Hospitality

What is your least favorite thing about Paris? I bet it is either the traffic or the people. And what makes Lisbon so great...

Why Peeing Your Pants in Seattle is Not a Personal Failure

First things first -- you might be having a lot of feelings about the idea of peeing your pants. I certainly did. But having...
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...

Canopy-Heavy Green Streets Hold the Key to Climate-Proofing Mobility

Last month, Urbanist reporter Ryan Packer wrote about how the massive SR 99 tunnel project in Seattle is bleeding money due to traffic being...

Kirkland to Study the Future of Pedestrianized Park Lane

In June of 2020, the Kirkland City Council voted to create more space for restaurants and other businesses by closing one block of business-lined...
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...