What We're Reading

What We’re Reading: Go Vote, The Bogue Plan, and 100% Affordable Zoning

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Go vote: Go vote in the King County Conservation District election. Cameras save: New data from Chicago shows that red light cameras can save lives. MD...

What We’re Reading: Berkeley Reforming Zoning, Not Dying, and North Atlantic Rail

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Berkeley reforming zoning?: Berkeley could be on path to eliminating single-family-only zoning by the end of 2022. Unserious party: An unserious Republican proposal would add...
A snowy Beacon Hill near the local light rail station. (Owen Pickford)

What We’re Reading: Parked Out, Delayed Again, and HSR Now

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Repeal Faircloth: The Faircloth Amendment is still on the books. What does that mean for public housing? Parked out: Car ownership rates have peaked in...

What We’re Reading: Anti-Discrimination Policy, Legalizing Co-Living, and Sued for Accessibility

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Anti-discrimination policy: The Biden administration's housing department is barring anti-LGBTQ discrimination practices in the housing market. Good, not great: Streetsblog says House Congressional support for...

What We’re Reading: Bullet Train, Black Urbanists, and Banking on Density

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This one makes sense: Simon Fraser University students want an aerial gondola to reach the mountainous enclave college as a last-mile solution from SkyTrain. Toxic...

What We’re Reading: Induced Demand, New Starts, and Berkeley

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Phase 2: Many counties in the Puget Sound region have moved to Phase 2 reopening ($) under Governor Jay Inslee's new orders. Induced demand: A...

What We’re Reading: Secretary Pete, Maglev, and Extinction

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TO cut backs: Despite earlier expansion ambitions, Toronto's subway expansion plans have been cut back again. Mass vaccination: Bloomberg CityLab looks at what kinds of...

What We’re Reading: 1990 Levels, Linear City, and Covid Crisis

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1990 levels: A report claims that carbon emissions have plummeted below 1990 levels due to the pandemic. Still, people driving are the top polluters. Highway...