Tuesday, 19 January, 2021
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On Monday, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) announced that Stay Healthy Streets--streets that are highly restricted to car traffic to provide space for walking, biking, rolling, and playing--were getting a sign and post update. New signs will be...
https://youtu.be/_MpV7w6NxFE Dave Amos explains how automobile interests fought against pedestrian rights by concocting "jaywalking". He also argues that "jaywalking" should be legal.
After five months in the Seattle market, GIG Car Share is expanding the homearea for its vehicles. The expansion increases the homearea from 13 square miles to 23 square miles. New areas include Ballard, Columbia City, Green Lake, Mount...
For the second time this century, the states of Washington and Oregon are gearing up to attempt to replace the I-5 bridge over the Columbia river between the two states. The current set of two bridges, one built in...
Earlier this month, Ray Dubicki laid out why the Ballard Interbay Regional Transportation Study (BIRT) and its accompanying Ballard Bridge Replacement Study are failures. If you missed it, I recommend giving it a full read, but in short: the new...
The Seattle City Council has been powering through their budget votes in marathon days this week, and Councilmember Alex Pedersen tried to sneak a controversial bill through at the last minute with minimal community input. Last Friday night, Pedersen...
Mayor Jenny Durkan’s decision is now official: Seattle will repair rather than replace the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge. The decision comes just shy of eight months after the bridge's emergency closure, which precipitated stabilization work, extensive community engagement, and...
On Monday, Seattle Parks and Recreation (Parks, for short) released a preliminary site plan for the new Green Lake Community Center as part of the third open house for the redevelopment project. The Urbanist covered the past two open...