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September 17, 2014 at 5:46 PM

Affordable housing: Add requirement to add parking spots

I am not opposed to the development of high-density housing (apodments, micro-housing, etc.) in Seattle [“Seattle weighing new tax on builders for affordable housing,” Local News, Sept. 16]. My concern is about parking. I live in the Eastlake neighborhood, where street parking is quite difficult. My plea to the Seattle City Council: allow high-density…

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Comments | More in Housing | Topics: apodments, Bob Palmer, Eastlake

October 14, 2013 at 11:31 AM

Seattle in need of street parking

Mayor McGinn should add not decrease parking Mayor Mike McGinn’s support of reducing street parking and reducing the requirement for new parking developments is making Seattle less livable. For a while I lived in a condo in Belltown and my range hood stopped working. No repair company recommended by the manufacturer would come to Belltown because of…

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Comments | More in King County, parking | Topics: mayor mcginn, parking, Seattle

July 25, 2013 at 4:34 PM

Mayoral candidates compete for Seattle

Ideas for city improvement Seattle mayoral candidates: Where is Seattle’s vision? Seattle could be improved in many ways. The present mayor’s vision for Seattle has been limited to improved bicycle features and seawall repair. The new candidates have said little about how Seattle can be improved. Here are some ideas: Upgrade the waterfront to attract more people to…

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Comments | More in Seattle | Topics: alaskan way viaduct, city, improvements

July 23, 2013 at 7:26 PM

Parking app hits Seattle streets

Smartphone apps favor the wealthy When information technologies came on the scene not long ago, the pundits all chorused about how it would democratize public life, as if the new possibilities would be equally open to all. [“Find your on-street parking spot, then pay for it by phone,” NW Friday, July 19.] However, all the new…

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Comments | More in Seattle, Transportation | Topics: app, parking, paybyphone

July 9, 2013 at 4:30 PM

Tensions over parking rates

Chinatown/International District should have free parking It is obvious that Seattle City Council members Tim Burgess and Tom Rasmussen have not been anywhere near the Chinatown/International District in a long time. [“Parking-rate critics target McGinn,” NW Friday, July 5.] The massive long-term disruption along South Jackson Street by the First Hill trolley construction project is undeniable….

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Comments | More in Politics, Seattle, Transportation | Topics: parking, parking rates, politics