Maps and stats are the theme for this week. First up is this mapping project designed to give walking directions that make sense from the pedestrian’s perspective.
FEMA has issued updated flood maps that put 800 more properties in flood zones. If own or are looking in Pierce county, you might want to check whether you’re affected by the changes.
The road to funding the 2040 transportation budget is nearly there. At least, it looks like it’s there enough to get started. (Which is great, because otherwise it might turn into the 2050 plan.) And it’s definitely needed since commute times everywhere, including the Eastside, are growing.
There is a lot of interesting analysis for stat wonks to pry open in this writeup from the Seattle Bubble. Particularly interesting is the breakdown on where current market growth is happening and comparisons to prior markets that saw similar growth patterns.