- Making Northgate vibrant.
- Why is American infrastructure so expensive?
- Taking a page from the DC Metro, Sound Transit bought atrocious escalators.
- Sound Transit has always owned the Mercer Island P&R, but apparently some Islanders would like to buy it. If a reasonable price, ST should absolutely sell it to them.
- Amazon buys land for yet another tower.
- Driving alone is declining for large Seattle employers.
- If you liked my state legislator rant on last week’s podcast, you’ll like Yglesias saying that obsessing about the presidency is weird (at 42:00)
- TriMet gets a new director of transportation.
Catching up with Human Transit:
- Jarrett Walker explains when ferries work.
- Farewell to USDOT Secretary Anthony Foxx.
- Doing stuff fast and reversibly is good practice, and the opposite of what we do in Seattle.
- And finally, Walker consolidates his thoughts on Uber.
This is an open thread.