Seattle is finally starting to become more focused on the challenges of constructing a waterfront tunnel to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct. But it's extremely hard to know where we go with that realism.
Seeing the heavy readership for two Crosscut pieces on Thursday (July 15), it felt like local residents want to begin looking seriously at the way forward. And people showed interest in looking at the very different approaches covered by the articles. Knute Berger's article, "The tunnel: Let's vote," provoked a good, extended discussion (36 comments as of Friday afternoon), with Berger weighing in a couple of times on the discussion's points.
Here are a couple thoughts on both sides from among the