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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...

General Election 2022: Wednesday Ballot Drop

Counting of ballots continues after Tuesday's general election as more races are being called. With the predicted Red Tide fizzling, it appears that Patty...
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The Urbanist Podcast: The Port of Seattle with Commissioner Ryan Calkins

This week, Port of Seattle Commissioner Ryan Calkins joins reporter Ray Dubicki to talk about the awesomeness of planes, ships, and freight. They're so...

Seattle Narrows Down List of Permanent “Healthy Streets”

Many neighborhoods were left out and many unsafe, unhealthy streets remain. Ever since Mayor Jenny Durkan announced in 2020 that 20 miles of the pandemic-created...

Kirkland Moves to Add Dedicated Funding Stream for Safety Projects, But Bikes Mostly A...

Residents and visitors to Kirkland could see more marked crosswalks along with new and repaired sidewalks if a plan to adopt a new $20...

Plan for ST4’s Future By Preparing for Light Rail on SR 99

Once in a life-time chances are just that, once. New York City planners did the right thing in 1870 debuting the subway system, Barcelona...

Tree Canopy Analysis Shows Tacoma Rezone Critics Exaggerate Concerns

Critics of policies that increase urban density often point to negative impacts on tree canopy as reason to oppose zoning changes. Some opponents to...
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Tree Protections Push Gets a Boost with New Polling and Plan

This afternoon, City staff will brief the Seattle City Council on tree canopy protections and perhaps finally chart a way forward on a policy...