We’re dabbling in audio journalism today. Do you remember how noisy the waterfront was before the Viaduct was shut down? Wondering how much quieter it is now? I made a recording standing outside the Aquarium around noon on Thursday, January 3. There is moderate traffic on the viaduct, and little surface traffic. I’ve actually stood on the waterfront when the Viaduct traffic was deafening (as I am sure have many of you); it wasn’t that bad on this day, but it was still loud enough that you would need to raise your voice to have a conversation with someone standing …Continue reading
News roundup: Viaduct, Sawant & Sanders, open space, housing and zoning
The Viaduct closure and Kshama Sawant’s campaigning for Bernie Sanders top the news this morning.Continue reading
Viaduct, tunnel, SR99 updates
WSDOT and Seattle Tunnel Partners gave an update to the Seattle City Council this morning on the Viaduct condition, the SR99 tunnel, and ground monitoring.Continue reading
This week at the City Council: busy!
This week the City Council will be very busy as it continues to catch up from the post-budget backlog and tie things up before the end of the year (and several Council members leave office). Several committee meetings are scheduled.Continue reading