Highways

Combining Driving and Transit to Save Time

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The introduction of bike-share, car-share and ride-share systems has made urban transportation increasingly multi-modal enabling users to complete different parts of their journey with...

How Many Times Could You Lap Bertha?

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People keep asking "When will the SR-99 tunnel be complete?" It's a great question because right now is seems more likely never. We thought the...

Lake City Way Slated for Pedestrian Improvements

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Lake City Way is an arterial street in northeast Seattle that has been chronically unsafe for all users. It's also a State highway, so...

Tweet of the Week: Streets for People

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This week's tweet is a reminder that language matters. Brent Toderian, Vancouver's former chief planner, writes: https://twitter.com/BrentToderian/status/555753175827742722 What does it mean for a street to be...

Farewell to 2014: It Was the Year of The Urbanist

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2014 was an unassuming year for The Urbanist. At the outset of it, The Urbanist was little more than an idea. But late January...

Governor Inslee Announces New Transportation Package for State

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Yesterday, Governor Jay Inslee (D-WA) held a press conference on a new 12-year transportation policy for Washington State. His backdrop for the event was...

Vastly Disproportionate Investments

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While reading through a thesis on transit investment in the Puget Sound Region, this graph caught my eye. It shows the stark neglect transit...