Plans & Policy

Amazon’s Warehouse Plans Have No Place in Mount Baker and Should Be Halted

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Amazon is planning a distribution center at a coveted site in Mount Baker, Brian Miller of the Daily Journal of Commerce reported Tuesday. Despite...

New Bellevue and Woodinville Eastrail Segments Anticipated to Open in 2021

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Underway in the Eastside is an effort to unify isolated railway-turned trails into a regionally unrivaled trail. Named Eastrail in 2019, the planned trail...
A forest engulfed in flames.

Gaslighter: When A Climate Commitment Act Is Not Climate Action (Op-ed)

I love numbers. I was raised by my single mother, a public school teacher and math specialist to love numbers and data, something I still...

Shoreline Sends Parks Expansion to April 27th Ballot

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In January, the Shoreline City Council voted to place a park improvement and park land acquisition bond measure on the April 27, 2021 special...

SDOT Proposes Route 20 to Improve Northgate Restructure and Boosts West Seattle Service with...

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Last week, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) shared planned September service changes to the City's bus network once the new Seattle Transportation Benefit...

Mayor Durkan ‘Pivots’ from Road Pricing to Electrification Blueprint

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In 2018, Mayor Jenny Durkan made a splash by embracing the idea of enacting downtown cordon tolling to reduce car congestion, pledging to realize...
Streets Closed sign in Youngstown bars access to the West Seattle Bridge. (Photo by Doug Trumm)

City Seeking Contractor for West Seattle Bridge Repair

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The West Seattle High Rise Bridge safety project has made progress since Mayor Jenny Durkan's announcement to repair, rather than replace, the West Seattle...

Vital Growth Management Bills Move to the Senate

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Washington Can't Wait Week of Action is March 15th-19th. It’s the third quarter of the Washington Legislative session. The body’s major (self-imposed) hurdle has been...