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Tag: Mercer Street

Urban Politics #189: Alaskan Way Viaduct Votes

December 14th, 2004

The Council’s Viaduct Committee of the Whole met on Monday to consider four resolutions on the Alaskan Way Viaduct.


Urban Politics #156: Neighborhood Plans And The Mayor’s Plans

May 27th, 2003

Recently there has been much media attention on the relationship between neighborhood plans and economic development in Seattle. This debate has come into sharpest focus in three communities: Northgate, University District and South Lake Union. In each of them the Mayor has proposed some major public investments or changes to the existing land use controls. These set of proposals are referred to as the Mayor’s Action Agendas.


Urban Politics #153: South Lake Union Development

April 25th, 2003

The South Lake Union neighborhood is scheduled for hundreds of millions of dollars of public investment in the expectation that there will be a return on that investment in the form of additional jobs and additional revenue to the city.


Urban Politics #136: Viaduct Cost & Neighborhood Gathering

July 17th, 2002

The resolution, sponsored by Councilmember Peter Steinbrueck, lists the Alaskan Way Viaduct and Seawall Project as a high priority, and lays out a set of principles to guide City actions on the project, such as addressing safety risks, phasing of construction, to funding and design. The resolution prioritizes an underground tunnel “to the maximum extent practicable and feasible,” for the portion along the waterfront, and to a portal north of Roy Street in lower Queen Anne.