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Sound Transit Teases New Paid Parking Strategy Still Well Short of True Cost

Sound Transit is weighing parking rate structures as it works to expand its fledgling paid parking program to a projected 21 facilities along Link and Sounder lines by 2026.

Micro-apartments Could Become Fully Legal in Washington, Again

The Washington State Legislature is considering legalizing "co-living housing" in cities and towns across Washington, which could open the door to new micro-apartments offered...
An aerial photograph shows the port city of Bremerton from a height of nearly 10,000 feet.

Bremerton’s Enlightened ‘JCTP’ Plan Seeks to Break Free of Car Dependence

JCTP is Bremerton’s 30-year transportation vision. It gets a lot of things right, but has some gaps. The Joint Compatibility Transportation Plan (JCTP) is a...

Sunday Video: Chicago’s Big Mistake In Selling Its Paid Street Parking

Chicago sold its on-street paid parking spaces for a small proportion of their value for decades. The city, however, is reeling from that fundamental...

Appeal Could Force Alki Elementary To Trade Classroom Space for Parking Stalls

An appeal brought by neighbors threatens to delay construction and heap costs on cash-strapped Seattle Public Schools. Construction on a new Alki Elementary School in...
A four-story parking structure with a blue decorative screen.

Sound Transit Charts an Expanded Paid Parking Program

Sound Transit has outlined several alternatives to expand its parking management program with paid parking. Some or all stations with parking could be affected...

Sunday Video: How Parking Laws Are Strangling America

Rollie Williams of Climate Town walks through the history of minimum parking laws and growth of parking in America with a few cameos from...
Spokane Council Member Zack Zappone and others in front of a new Spokane apartment building.

Spokane Leads the Way with Parking Reform

One year ago, Spokane shocked the state by passing a sweeping housing reform bill that, among other things, reduced minimum lot sizes and legalized fourplexes anywhere...