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Council Returns Parking Enforcement to SPD, Abrogates 80 Vacant Cop Positions

Facing pressure from the Harrell administration, the Seattle City Council voted to move parking enforcement back to the Seattle Police Department (SPD) after a...

Dear Council: Make Safe Streets a Priority and Keep Parking Enforcement In SDOT

Seattle is nearing its final 2023-2024 budget and some big decisions are still in flux. The Mayor’s budget puts parking enforcement back in the...

Council Balancing Package Includes Some Tough Cuts to Transportation

When Seattle City Council budget committee chair Teresa Mosqueda released a full slate of tweaks to Mayor Bruce Harrell's proposed 2023-2024 budget early Monday...

Chair Mosqueda Announces ‘Delicately’ Balanced City Budget Package

Council actions rearrange Mayor’s budget proposal based on short term coverage from JumpStart tax. Seattle’s budget season is moving into its final stages as Budget...
The 255 bus route in Juanita

Build on Kirkland’s Success with More Housing Near Route 255 and a Simple Parking...

Often overshadowed by Bellevue and Redmond, not to mention Seattle, Kirkland doesn't get the credit it deserves for the crafting of its lively downtown...
Bellevue square parking

Bellevue’s Parking Obsession is Climate Arson

During my research and writing of the Downtown Bellevue development articles, I actively estimated the amount of parking spaces that Bellevue had recently added...
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Help Snohomish County Shape Future Communities Near Light Rail

On August 3rd, Snohomish County returned with a Summer Survey to continue their light rail planning process. When we last covered Snohomish County's Light...

SDOT Rolling Out Parking Rate Changes, Plans Changes Around Arena and Light Rail

Sweeping on-street parking regulation changes are on the horizon in Seattle. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is rolling out updated paid parking rates...