Paint bus and bike lanes policy

Excerpts I wrote for Seattle mayoral candidate Andrew Grant Houston’s “Paint The Town Red And Green” campaign policy proposal: …Bus-only lanes are significantly more effective when they have their own dedicated space and are clearly painted as such. Data compiled by the US Office of Transportation Operations on all urban, red bus-only lanes shows thatContinue reading “Paint bus and bike lanes policy”

Home ownership program expansion policy

Excerpts I wrote for Andrew Grant Houston’s policy proposal: I am a renter, and I’ve been one my entire life. Though while Seattle is a majority-renter city, I recognize that homeownership is the fastest way to generational wealth. That history is drawn along racial lines. America, since its inception, has entrenched wealth in the abilityContinue reading “Home ownership program expansion policy”

Retake the right-of-way policy

Excerpts I wrote for mayoral candidate Andrew Grant Houston: …Right-of-ways—usually that random grassy space typically between a sidewalk edge and the curb all the way to the same thing on the other side of the street—take up 26% of Seattle’s land. A quarter! Most of it isn’t space taken up for people, it’s space weContinue reading “Retake the right-of-way policy”

Parking reform policy

The following are excerpts of what I wrote for Andrew Grant Houston’s Parking Reform policy: In a city of roughly 750,000 people, Seattle has at least 1.6 million parking spaces. And they’re worth approximately $35.8 billion, with a B. The cost really adds up when we take into account all the carbon-intensive cement that goesContinue reading “Parking reform policy”

Completed the BPI Training Program

The Best Practices Institute (BPI) is the shared training department of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and the ASDC. The new BPI builds and strengthens the Democratic Party infrastructure to ensure success for years to come.  Thanks to completing their six-week training program (certificate below) and applying for access, I’m able to use “the BPIContinue reading “Completed the BPI Training Program”