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OneSeattle Comprehensive Plan

We Need More Chairs

An accidental game of musical chairs at a packed community meeting on the Comprehensive Plan provided a microcosm for Seattle's housing crisis. When you come...

The One Seattle Plan Needs a Bold Alternative 6 

Seattle has grown much faster than planners and policymakers predicted, which means our planning framework needs to be nimble. Every ten years Seattle makes...
The Urbanist Events

The Urbanist Events Calendar

Welcome to the first week of 2023! As we get to the point where we can't say Happy New Year any more (or use...

The Urbanist Podcast: Comprehensive Planning with Ron Davis

This week, let's talk about the future of Seattle with neighborhood activist and The Urbanist guest contributor Ron Davis, who joins Ray Dubicki to...

Unserious in Seattle 

The City's Comp Plan is seriously flawed from the start. Seattle knows how to get serious when we need to, whether that’s building trillion dollar...

Mosqueda Champions Bolder Zoning Alternative 6 in Initial Council Comp Plan Discussions

The land use committee meeting on Wednesday was an eventful one, as several councilmembers shared their critiques of the Seattle comprehensive plan work thus...
The Urbanist Events

The Urbanist Events Calendar

Welcome to December 2022 Edition Now that the carnage of Budget Season has passed, we can move to more pressing concerns. Comprehensive plan meetings! Also,...

Can the Seattle Comprehensive Plan Slow Urban Sprawl and Prevent Farmland Loss?

Now, more than ever before, it’s essential that we protect our irreplaceable agricultural lands and promote the growth of resilient and regenerative food systems....