On Friday, when the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) announced its third set of streets open to people walking and rolling, calming them for people on bicycles as well, the list did not include any streets inside...
The bike infrastructure around the Seattle Center Arena is on track to get an upgrade by the time visitors start arriving at the new arena--currently in the middle of being renovated into a larger sports and event...
On Thursday, the Seattle Mayor’s Office announced on KUOW that several parks would be closing. Later in the afternoon, those specific parks were announced. The mayor claims, likely correctly, that some people haven’t been social distancing properly....
There may not have been a better illustration of the degree to which transportation planning for the new Seattle Center arena is weighted toward accommodating personal cars than the fact that the Mercer Upgarden—the only P-Patch garden...
In a move to combat coronavirus spread, Mayor Jenny Durkan announced yesterday that 15 of Seattle's largest or most popular parks would be closed this weekend and urged residents to stay home. The parks--Alki, Arboretum, Cal Anderson,...
Seattle's Interstate 5 is in rough shape. Maintenance has been deferred so long that a full rebuild is likely necessary, as former Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) secretary Douglas MacDonald detailed in this article. Momentum is building to...
An important milestone in the Lid I-5 technical feasibility study has been reached. Data collected by engineering firm WSP indicates that it is structurally possible construct a freeway lid over Interstate 5 (I-5) in Downtown Seattle within...
Article Note: This is the first installment of a two-part series on laneways, see Part 2. “We need an approach that will see our cities repurposed by getting more from less: a re-timetabling rather than the grand engineering projects of...