Learning From Seattle

12:30 p.m. | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Photo by flickr user Jonathan Miske

With a long-running tech boom, fast-rising housing costs, urban growth boundaries to preserve open space at the region’s edge, and plans to remove a freeway to open up the waterfront, Seattle has much in common with the Bay Area. Yet there are key differences, such as the absence of Prop. 13 and state housing growth targets prevalent in their local plans. Hear what key lessons our region can learn from the Emerald City.

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