Climate and Planning

The debate on the existence of human-driven climate change is over. For the last two centuries humans have been burning solid, liquid, and gaseous fossil fuels in increasing amounts, which has been gradually changing the composition of the atmosphere and our oceans.

The Generational Disconnect in Housing

Based on written and oral testimony about the Home in

on transit and housing

For Tacoma to continue to be a welcoming city to people who make less than the regional median income, we must plan to build more housing in such a way that people will be able to afford it, regardless of their income level or family size.

trees versus views

Does a tree growing nearby "damage" a home's value by obstructing a view? Would regulating that "damage" constitute a well-defined public purpose?