A round-up of this year’s most popular PSRC blog posts call out some familiar themes: transportation, affordability, and growth planning.
#5 Two transportation posts tie for fifth place!
Traffic delay nearly doubles on I-5 and I-405 Delay increased 52 percent from 2010 to 2014.
How is the region’s travel behavior changing? A peek at some of the findings of the 2014 Puget Sound Travel Study.
#4 Countdown to start of Link service to UW The latest on transit tunnel changes and light rail service between Husky Stadium and downtown Seattle.
#3 Is traffic really as bad as it seems? The answer is yes, traffic really is that bad. Data confirms that the region’s transportation system is showing signs of significant stress.
#2 PSRC study: Affordability top factor in where to live Housing affordability was a hot topic this year as many parts of the region boomed. Why do people choose to live where they do? In central Puget Sound, 60% say it’s about affordability.
#1 And the number one blog post for 2015: Issaquah’s urban core becomes 29th regional growth center
Housing, jobs, shopping, and parks are all part of creating a vibrant new center in Issaquah. In June, the Executive Board approved Issaquah’s application for regional growth center designation.