High levels of homelessness has been an historical problem for Seattle. In 2017, the homeless population of Seattle rose 44% in two years. These figures are reminiscent of a dark time for Seattle’s, where the homeless problem peaked in the 1970s and 1980s. A shift toward such high numbers are a fundamental interest to society, and a contemporary concern. In …
As Amazon continues to dominate the Seattle skyline, with greater expansive ambitions for the years to come, it has caused enormous traffic problems for the locals, and caused the property prices have soared, giving rise to housing-related angst in the neighborhood.
The idea of bike sharing is great: bikes (ecological, maneuverable, fast) plus sharing (I think we can all agree that sharing is great). But what these programs really offer their users is ease of use: hop on, ride wherever you want, and when you’re finished—hop off. Great for the user, great for the company, but what about the rest of us?
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