Finding more resources to help struggling populations “needs to be reframed as an economic imperative, even a national security issue.”
The full funding grant agreement will “get this critical project underway soon,” according to U.S. Sen. Patty Murray.
Here’s a good idea public facilities managers can use to take the virtual chill out of the air.
Washington and Oregon voters will decide on measures that would prohibit certain taxes on sugary drinks and grocery businesses.
A new update by researchers re-examines Seattle's increase to a $15 minimum wage over a three-year period.
From Seattle to Akron to Los Angeles and Minneapolis, here’s how local leaders and others are trying to provide shelter—or deny shelter—to those who desperately need stable housing.
Even though some localities are just now receiving their Byrne JAG grants, the battle for 2018 awards is well underway.
Modular housing pilot projects in King County, Washington aim to create flexible and replicable prototypes of how to expand the number of beds and provide 24/7 case management.
While real-time data can’t clear the air of wildfire smoke, it can help people and agencies make smarter decisions.
Although Ofo is pulling its yellow bikes from the streets, leaders in the Emerald City have authorized an expansion of the popular privately operated dockless bikes.
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Study of five cities finds “lavish” amounts of parking.
When transportation planners drool over the Emerald City’s transit successes, they shouldn’t overlook the decades of investments in this legacy asset.
The highest minimum wage currently listed is in Emeryville, Calif., where businesses with more than 55 employees must pay at least $15.69 an hour.
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The former has houses selling for $820,000 on average, while the latter is saddled with about 16,500 boarded up homes.
Some of America's fastest growing cities aren't actually very urban.
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