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Let's Make #Homes4WA

Washington faces a very deep housing availability and affordability crisis that has only worsened in the past several years. It's time for Washington to face this crisis head on. It's time to take action to house Washington. Let your legislators know we need their help to house everyone.

It's near midnight as I drive my 75. Isn't always near midnight when stories happen? A figure is running over. I'm early, sitting here at Campus Parkway for an extra light cycle. No need to leave this fellow in the dust. I'm feeling generous. Why am I feeling generous? About twenty minutes ago eggs were thrown at my bus, spew-cascading off my left side and mirrors. It took me a...

Third Cruise Terminal Cancelled, Activists Call on Port of Seattle to...

"Is your port doing business with a dangerously unregulated industry?" If you live in Seattle, a city that prides itself on protecting...

Explainer: What’s an Environmental Impact Statement?

An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) sounds like a highly technical and complex mechanism of governance. They take years, spiral into hundreds of...
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Call to Action: Speak Up For Housing Benefit Districts

On a day-to-day basis, we are confronted with a million different challenges: maybe you dropped your coffee on the carpet, maybe you...
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Bayview Tower Project Marks A Step Forward in Decarbonizing Buildings

For tenants of large apartment buildings, the prospect of a new water heating system installation can be cause for alarm. Prolonged utility...

The Case for Improved Light Rail in Rainier Valley

It almost seems like every other week these days you hear about another light rail-involved collision in Rainier Valley. And the reason...
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What to Know About Washington State’s Competing Missing Middle Housing Bills

Housing policy is front and center in the Washington State House this short session, as highlighted by a recent public hearing in...

Washington’s Legislature Is Tackling Zoning Around Transit and For Missing Middle...

Housing and zoning reform is taking center stage in the Washington State Legislature. Today, a handful of bills will be heard in...

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Cleaning Up Our (Growth Management) Act

When it comes to planning in the State of Washington, the Growth Management Act (GMA) is where we start. It determines where we can...
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Call to Action: Weigh in on the Future of Seattle’s Industrial...

Seattleites have the opportunity to provide feedback on four alternatives guiding the future of our Industrial and Maritime lands during two upcoming public hearings:...

Join Us Thursday for Urbanist Meetup with Rep. Macri and Sen....

Update: Rep. Jessica Bateman (D-Olympia, 22nd) and Senator Joe Nguyen (D-Seattle, 34th) will be subbing in for Senator Saldaña who had a last minute scheduling...

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