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State House Candidate Sherae Lascelles Is Our Guest Speaker at October 20th Urbanist Meetup

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Please join us Tuesday, October 20th from 6:15 to 7:30pm for our monthly online meetup featuring Legislative District 43 candidate Sherae Lascelles, a true...

Metro September 2020 Service Change Mostly Bleak, Restructures South King Routes

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Later this month, King County Metro will implement what is supposed to be a twice yearly service change--though the pandemic has forced volatile interim...
Snohomish County suburban sprawl. A view of 192 Place SE located within the unincorporated Bothell urban growth area. This is one of many private streets in this development, a mechanism that allows for the construction and upkeep of the road to be placed on homeowners associations instead of a municipality. (Photo by Ray Dubicki)

Trump’s Desperate Suburban Appeal Underscores Need for Fair Housing and Zoning Reform

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Donald Trump is losing the suburbs, but he has a plan and wants "Suburban Housewives" to know it. The plan will be familiar to...

Dear Seattle Council: Please Double STBD Bus Funding

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The Seattle City Council is about to vote on the Seattle Transportation Benefit District (STBD) and decide the measure that appears on the ballot...

What is the “Right Size” for the Seattle Transportation Benefit Tax?

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On Monday, Seattle City Councilmembers will decide whether a 0.1% or 0.2% sales tax goes before voters in November. Their decision will impact transit...
Sharlett Mena is running in LD29, position 2. (Image courtesy of Mena campaign)

2020 Endorsement Questionnaire: Sharlett Mena, LD29-2

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The Urbanist Elections Committee based our endorsement decisions on questionnaires we wrote and invited state legislature candidates in the Seattle metropolitan region to fill out....
Cindy Ryu

Cindy Ryu 2020 Endorsement Questionnaire – State House District 32, Position 1

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The Urbanist Elections Committee invited candidates in the Seattle metropolitan region to fill out our questionnaire and participate in our endorsement process. We based our...

Puget Sound Passenger-Only Ferry Study Underway, 15 Routes Currently Shortlisted

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The passenger-only ferry (POF) system is set to grow in Puget Sound with the introduction of new service between Southworth and Seattle, making it...