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Homeownership plays a key role in building equity and intergenerational wealth, but due to racial segregation, redlining, restrictive covenants and loan discrimination, homeownership can seem like a dream to many people of color. For this month’s Puget Sound Trend, PSRC examined…
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The Puget Sound Regional Council is encouraging people to comment on one project new to the Regional Transportation Improvement Program.  The public comment period will run from February 5 to March 4, 2024. PSRC's Executive Board is scheduled to approve this project on March 28…
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PSRC is seeking nominations for its VISION 2050 Awards program through April 15, 2024.   What projects, plans and partnerships are making the region better? The VISION 2050 Awards celebrate efforts that are enhancing the region’s communities and natural environment while…
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Recommendations to the 2024 Washington State Legislature  PSRC’s Executive Board adopted Recommendations to the 2024 Washington State Legislature in December in the policy areas of transportation, housing, climate and economic development. A new recommendation was included to…
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PSRC’s new Regional Centers Profiles provide data and information on the region’s designated centers. The online dashboard includes unique pages for each center with interactive data graphs and charts. Jurisdictions with centers may use this data to support local planning and to…
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PSRC will be hosting its biennial workshop for new elected officials on March 1.  Working Together: Regional Connections for Local Leaders will set the context for local and regional planning activities and help new elected officials discover resources for their new role.…
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January 15, 2024, is Martin Luther King Day when the nation takes time to remember the life and legacy of civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr.  Notable accomplishments from Dr. King included the first nonviolent bus boycott that lasted 382 days, leading the Supreme…
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New year, new PSRC office!  After 30 years at the Waterfront Place, PSRC has moved to a new location at 1201 Third Ave, Suite 500, Seattle. Our new location is centrally situated in downtown Seattle with excellent access to transit on Third Avenue and the University Street Light…
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There are two new funding opportunities to increase stormwater parks and climate resiliency in Puget Sound. The Puget Sound Stormwater Strategic Initiative has announced two grant applications totaling $2 million in available funds for programmatic and local actions that…
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The University of Washington is poised to receive an entirely new level of international recognition on Christmas Day when George Clooney’s new movie The Boys in the Boat debuts. Based on a best-selling non-fiction book by Redmond Author Danial James Brown, The Boys in the Boat…