Seattle-area homebuyers need to earn $142K to afford starter home "That’s an increase of 4% from last year, and well above King County’s median household income of about $106,000. "

Who surfs Portland real estate TL;DR Folks from California and Seattle (Axios)

Advocates say proposed I-5 lid projects could connect neighborhoods, add open space "Supporters say it would connect neighborhoods divided by I-5 and help reduce pollution." (King 5)

Center City Connector Streetcar Again In Jeopardy As Council Set to Pull Study Funding "Seattle’s long-planned but much-delayed attempt to connect its two existing streetcar lines via a downtown extension along First Avenue is once again in trouble. This week, a City Council committee voted three to two to divert funding earmarked to get the project, dubbed the Center City Connector, back on track." (The Urbanist)