Last August, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) experimented with turning one of the city's busiest nightlife corridors into a pedestrian zone: on three consecutive Saturday nights from 8pm to 2am Pike Street was closed to vehicle traffic from...
Last Saturday a diverse mix of Seattle residents, designers, and community leaders converged on the 12th Avenue Arts building to imagine lidding Interstate 5. At least 75 people packed a conference room all morning and gathered around tables full...
Late last month, our own Scott Bonjukian participated in Capitol Hill Housing's annual community forum, called Gearshift 2016, to present the concept of freeway lids over Interstate 5. What started out for Scott as just a college project, snowballed into...
Have you been waiting for a way to positively support the Lid I-5 community effort? Now is the time! The Seattle City Council is nearing final approval of the long-awaited update to Seattle's Comprehensive Plan. This document is used to...
Bright colored cafe tables and chairs decorate two Seattle parks, Westlake and Occidental. Over summer, these parks have featured new experiences, as part of a broader initiative to activate and revitalize these public spaces. Food trucks, live music, ping-pong...
On Monday, the Seattle City Council approved Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda's tenant protection bill targeting multifamily buildings up for sale. The city council also adopted changes to sign regulations in and around the Seattle Center Arena, approved an...
Eventually, there will be yet another shiny new building. But at the corner of Boren and Olive, for now, there is a flock of goldfinches furiously wrapping (or unwrapping) a unique, unoccupied building in bright red ribbon. Public art tells...
Woonerfs are designed to be living streets, giving space for pedestrians and bicyclists along slower moving cars. They feature traffic-calming measures such as curbless, non-linear streets, extra-wide sidewalks, wood decking with tables and chairs, interspersed pockets of parking, expanded...