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Let’s Throw Shade on Aurora Avenue

Street-end plazas would create space for trees, community, and safety on one of Seattle's hottest, and most dangerous, streets for pedestrians. Last week was...

King County is Distributing Emergency Housing Vouchers Faster than Other Regions

After a slower than expected rollout, the King County Regional Homelessness Authority (KCRHA) has used federally-funded emergency vouchers to house 786 previously-homeless households. According...

Midweek Video: Can Quality Transit Heal Car-Oriented Suburban Wounds?

Los Angeles was a city built on good transit bones, but somewhere along the way went off the rails with cars and suburbanization. Ray...

Transpo Notes: Delayed Bus and Bike Facilities, Ferry Pylon Strike, and West Seattle/Ballard Study...

This Transpo Notes roundup touches on a mix of transit and bike stories, including: A delayed bus layover project and bike lanes in South Lake...

Seattle Seeks $5 Million Upgrade for Greenwood Signals to Save 1 Minute in Travel...

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) spends millions of dollars per year maintaining and replacing equipment on its traffic signal system, which consists of...
The Capitol building in Olympia is marble colored and include pillars and a dome in the classic style.

2022 August Primary Election Results: Early Returns

As of 8pm this evening, the early returns for the 2022 August Primary have been posted. Counting will continue over the coming weeks, usually...

Talton’s Westlake Starbucks Nostalgia is Misplaced, Take it from a Barista

Recently The Seattle Times published a eulogy for the shuttered Starbucks at Westlake Park by columnist Jon Talton. In the piece, Talton explains how...

What We’re Reading: Rendering Better Streets, Vancity Wants Higher, and Minneapolis 2040

Rendering better streets: A Twitter user is using the professional version of DALL-E to render better streets in cities. New WMATA leader: Washington, D.C.'s transit...