“The idea of pink zones has been rumbling around planning circles for a few years. In the U.K., where it is called pink planning, it mainly aims to remove obstacles to new residential developments. It is part of a larger effort called “lean urbanism” that aims to reduce the regulatory tangle that can hinder new… Continue reading Five Cities That Are Leading the Way in Urban Innovation
Retracing the place-making function of a lost river in the neighborhood.
“Seattle’s southernmost Link light-rail station is in Rainier Beach, a highly diverse, relatively low-income neighborhood. Within a quarter-mile of Rainier Beach station are a handful of small businesses, and the housing is mostly single-family. There has been no significant redevelopment near the station since the trains started running in 2009. The city recently completed a… Continue reading Seattle DJC.com local business news and data – Real Estate – We need housing — and jobs — near transit stations