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Executive Board hosting series on racial equity Members of all PSRC boards met together for a Joint Session on Implicit Bias on June 23. The session was part of a series focused on racial equity and part of PSRC’s Regional Equity Strategy, building on the joint board workshop on…
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Updates on climate change work and industrial lands analysis On July 7, the Growth Management Policy Board will be briefed on PSRC’s climate change work program and will be asked to discuss PSRC’s process of comprehensive plan certification and review of housing elements. The…
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Board members gained firsthand look at region’s economy On June 17, members of the Economic Development District Board went on a tour of Kitsap County to visit economic points of interest. Members learned firsthand about the specifics of Kitsap’s economy, the opportunities and…
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The central Puget Sound region’s housing market is known for being tough, but 2022 has taken it to a new level. We analyzed housing affordability data for the latest Puget Sound Trend and found that typical home values grew 112% in the last eight years, jumping from $…
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Workshop provided insight into Growth Management Act, more PSRC hosted the first in a series of workshops aimed at providing member jurisdictions with guidance for updating their comprehensive plans to 2044. You can watch a recording of the webinar here. The event included…
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Mobility Implementation Plan The City of Bellevue has won a VISION 2050 Award from the Puget Sound Regional Council for its Mobility Implementation Plan. The awards recognize innovative projects and programs that help ensure a sustainable future as the region grows. Bellevue’s…
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One in six residents don’t identify as straight or heterosexual PSRC is celebrating Pride Month by exploring data on this diverse community. New data shows that about 17% of the population in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties does not identify as straight or heterosexual.…
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Process occurs every four years and ensures access to transportation funding Every four years, the Puget Sound Regional Council must undergo a review to determine if federal planning requirements are being met to ensure that federal transportation funding continues to flow to…
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Wins VISION 2050 Award The City of Lynnwood has won a VISION 2050 Award from the Puget Sound Regional Council for its South Lynnwood Neighborhood Plan. The awards recognize innovative projects and programs that help ensure a sustainable future as the region grows. The South…
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Wins VISION 2050 Award Six cities and the South King Housing and Homelessness Partners have won a VISION 2050 Award from the Puget Sound Regional Council for the South King County Subregional Housing Action Framework. The awards recognize innovative projects and programs that…