A symbiotic relationship: A look at how food trucks and taprooms go hand-in-hand.
Lipstick on a pig: The Washington State Department of Transportation have released their final designs for SR-520 through Seattle; the plan is still universally awful for pedestrians, transit, and bicyclists. You still have an opportunity to comment.
Back to school: Maybe a Downtown Seattle school isn’t dead, Seattle Public Schools supports the federal building location.
Soaring high: You’d have to look under rocks to find people who don’t want more light rail; great news for Sound Transit 3!
A building is saved: The Landmarks Board has protected the former home of REI and The Stranger.
A big slide: Slide The City is coming to Seattle for summer 2015. Yes, a huge, 1000-foot slide! Get your tickets early, and cheap.
Labor hate: South Carolina’s governor attacks a labor union movement amongst Boeing employees in the state.
Bike racism: Apparently “biking while black” is a real thing that cops look out for.
Global employment change: Definitely the map of the week, a quick look at the global employment market.
Know the difference: How to tell whether a train line is a street car or light rail.
Micro housing goodness: In Seoul, they know how to make small spaces work well.
Getting to the airport: A comprehensive rundown of when to take transit or cab to the airport.
Residency required: Maybe it’s time to consider residency requirements for cops if only so they reflect the values of the communities that they serve.
Service change: The Seattle Police Department is dropping Eastlake and picking up First Hill for the East Precinct.
Chill out: Yes, the suburbs aren’t dying, but that’s because they’re not all the same (think Bellevue and Redmond–dense, diverse, multi-modal, and growing).
Charleston struggles: The city is having a tough time with new development fitting in with the older, historic ones.
Funded mandates: State legislators hope to pass a constitutional restriction on initiatives so that they can’t contain unfunded mandates.
Ruston annexation: A developer in Ruston, the small town adjacent to Tacoma, wants the City of Tacoma to annex their land because Ruston officials won’t play ball.