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Getting A Parking Ticket? There Is An App For That

Ross Reynolds
07/10/2012 at 12:20 p.m.

Pay For Parking In Seattle — By Cell Phone? Paying for parking in Seattle might get easier. Today the Seattle City Council votes on a program where you could pay for your parking slot with your Smartphone. We look into the details.

Controversy Erupts Over Zoning Law Exemptions: Seattle officials are drawing up a new law that would allow builders exemptions from some zoning regulations if their buildings are green. But some argue the proposed regulations don't demand enough environmental features from developers. KUOW's Kate Elston talked to stakeholders at a lively public hearing last night.

Northgate Developer Agrees To Boost Affording Housing Plans: Low–income housing advocates in Seattle are touting a rare compromise with developers. A property owner near Northgate has agreed to preserve some affordable units, going beyond what the city requires. KUOW's Liz Jones reports.

Real Estate Update: There's good news in real estate. Housing prices in King County are at a five–year high. We take a look at today's numbers, and talk to a forecaster about what's ahead.

Tacoma Art Museum Receives A Big Gift: A German billionaire and his wife are donating a major collection of Western American art to the Tacoma Art Museum. KUOW's Marcie Sillman has more.


Matthew Gardner heads the land use and forecasting company Gardner Economics, LLC.

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