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Thumbnail for - Seattle City Council Common Denominator: Smothering Urban Innovation
Apr 15, 2014
Opinion
There's a connection between the council's antipathy toward alternative transportation and alternative housing.
Thumbnail for - PubliCalendar: Addiction Inc., Little City Hall, and Youth Speaks Seattle
Apr 10, 2014
PubliCalendar
Today's picks for civic nerds.
Thumbnail for - Council Wants "Verifiable" Uber, Lyft Numbers Before Approving Rideshare Bill
Mar 10, 2014
City Hall
City council members say they want solid numbers from ridesharing services before they pass new rules allowing them to legally compete with taxis.
Thumbnail for - Murray: "I Can Support a Reasonable Cap" on Companies like Uber and Lyft
Mar 5, 2014
City Hall
Mayor Ed Murray says that although he's opposed to any caps on ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft in general, he supports a council compromise that limits the number of cars on the road at...
Thumbnail for - One Question for Mike O'Brien on Incentive Zoning
Feb 18, 2014
One Question
Mike O'Brien says the new data suggest it's time to "reevaluate" incentive zoning, but maintains that the anecdotes he hears tell a different story.
Thumbnail for - Isn't it Weird That: Incentive Zoning Edition
Feb 17, 2014
Opinion
A weird thing we've noticed about the city's incentive zoning policy to spur affordable housing.
Thumbnail for - Uber Fizz: Supporters and For-Hire Drivers Respond to Ridesharing Legislation
Feb 10, 2014
City Hall
Uber supporters and for-hire drivers respond to ridesharing legislation.
Thumbnail for - Sawant Creates "Solidarity Fund" to Give Away Two-Thirds of Council Earnings
Jan 27, 2014
City Hall
City council member Kshama Sawant plans to create a "solidarity fund" to donate two-thirds of her salary to social justice causes.
Thumbnail for - Don't Kill Ridesharing Innovators to Protect Taxi Industry
Dec 18, 2013
The C Is for Crank
The city council is poised to adopt new rules that could put ridesharing companies out of business. Here's why they shouldn't.
Thumbnail for - Morning Fizz: K–12 Funding is Already an Issue
Dec 17, 2013
Morning Fizz
Caffeinated news and gossip featuring pot, routine appointments, controversial appointments and budgets.
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