Seattle housing affordability advocates have been working on some common sense reforms, including one that would allow accessory dwelling units, like granny flats, in single-family neighborhoods. But even that modest change is encountering resistance from some homeowners. And ironically they're drawing strength from the state's environmental laws.
Trump has threatened to revoke federal funds from hundreds of "sanctuary cities" that do not report undocumented immigrants to federal officials.
We have the technology to make transit fare payment faster and more convenient. Agencies around the world are making progress on fare collection innovations that improve riders' experience -- with benefits like shorter trip times, getting more transit trips for your buck, and demystifying the process of buying a fare for new riders.