Tag: Comprehensive Plan

FIRST STEP TOWARDS ANNEXING ‘SLIVER ON THE RIVER’

August 10th, 2011

On Monday, August 1, the City of Seattle took the first step toward annexing a small area of South Park adjacent to the South Park Bridge, known colloquially as the ‘Sliver on the River’, by identifying a future Comprehensive Plan amendment that would designate it as Potential Annexation Area (PAA).  The ‘sliver’ is surrounded by […]

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CARBON NEUTRAL SEATTLE, BLOG POST 11: DENSITY AND COMMUNITY

April 6th, 2011

Choices about controlling carbon emissions are shaped by public policies. Carbon emissions are lower in communities that are compact and that provide access via transit and non-motorized travel among jobs, homes, and commercial and recreational activities.  New York is the classic example – with great transit connections and many multi-family dwellings, New Yorkers emit much […]

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