Tag Archives: U-District

U-District to Discuss Neighborhood Open Space

The U-District Partnership will host a community forum on Tuesday, October 7th at 7pm at Alder Hall (1310 NE 40th Street) with the Seattle planning and parks departments to discuss public open space in the the University District, one of … Continue reading

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Seattle’s Transit Tunnel Is About To Get Busier

Early Saturday morning I had the opportunity to participate in a simulation of bus and light rail service in the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel (DSTT). The DSTT is unique among transit systems, with both buses and trains sharing the roadway … Continue reading

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More Streetcars, Please

Seattle is an era of streetcar expansion, which is good news for commuters, businesses, and transit enthusiasts alike. In an update to an earlier post, on Monday the Seattle City Council approved further study and pursuit of federal funding for … Continue reading

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Redesigning 15th Avenue NE

The “complete street” movement has picked up steam as urban planners and city leaders have relearned that public rights-of-way need to accommodate all modes of transportation. With the growing interest in this urban design strategy I tried my hand at … Continue reading

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