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Ideas from Seattle that can help cities anywhere protect cultural institutions survive redevelopment pressure and rising rents.
Gregory Scruggs August 1, 2017
The Gates Foundation is only one part of the story. Many players have combined to create a pair of local economic clusters with global ambitions.
Gregory Scruggs June 9, 2017

The city plans several facilities where addicts can inject heroin in a sterile environment with access to medical treatment, Bloomberg BusinessWeek reports.

November 2, 2016

The city will dole out $100 worth of vouchers per voter that can be used to support the campaigns of municipal candidates, the AP reports. 

November 20, 2015

A multi-tiered superhighway system would feature a slower lane for local traffic and an expressway for long-distance flights, The Verge reports. 

August 3, 2015

A former chief technology officer for Seattle weighs in on a local issue that is becoming a national debate in the U. S.

January 30, 2015

Seattle trash collectors will double as food police by ticketing scofflaws who toss compostables, the Seattle Times reports.

September 26, 2014

With education reforms in the U. S. stalled in Washington and state capitals, cities are leading a new push for publicly funded preschool, Education Week reports.

January 27, 2014

In an essay, Bruce Katz of the Brookings Institution says cities shoud focus on economic development around areas with a good mix of research institutions, innovative businesses and urban amenities that appeal to young professionals.

December 18, 2013
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