Parks & Public Space

Meetup Video: January 2021 with Lid I-5

0 Lid I-5 proponents joined for January meetup to discuss results of a recent study and objectives for an I-5 lid.
A park-like is shown over the freeway trench in this cross section.

8 Takeaways from Seattle’s Lid I-5 Feasibility Study

The City of Seattle may have quietly released its Lid I-5 feasibility report late last year, but the results trumpet the benefits of lidding...

The Top 10 Street Ends of West Seattle

Since Seattle is bounded and divided by numerous fresh and salt bodies of water, the city has what are colloquially known as Street Ends:...

January Urbanist Meetup to Highlight the Push to Lid I-5

So much of 2020 was about just holding on, so let's start 2021 with a big, bold idea like healing the giant rift in...

Sunday Video: Can We Make Cities Car-Free?

3 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...

Dow’s $100 Million Convention Center Bailout Plan

On Thursday, King County Executive Dow Constantine outlined his plan to loan $100 million to the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) to prevent a...

City Unveils Site Plan for Green Lake Community Center Redevelopment

On Monday, Seattle Parks and Recreation (Parks, for short) released a preliminary site plan for the new Green Lake Community Center as part of...

Seattle Should Extend Its Stay Healthy Blocks Pilot

The future of the pilot, which relies on community sponsorship to open residential streets to pedestrians and cyclists, remains uncertain beyond the end of...