Article Offers Suggestions on How to Engage the American Public on Urban Planning Issues. Read the article reference in Planetizen.
Article Analyzes SEPA Document Signature Issue Surrounding Seattle’s Proposed Deep Bore Tunnel. Read the article in Crosscut.
Article on Light-Rail Transit, Middle East History Collide in Complex, Burgeoning Jerusalem. Download the article from Real Estate Law & Industry Report.
Collaboration with a Venezuelan architect on a “best practices effort” to achieve A New Ethic for Urban Reinvention. View a summary and further links on Planetizen.
Testimony from House of Representatives Local Government and Housing Committee Session Summarizing Transit Oriented Development Barriers, Solutions and Best Practices. Download a Powerpoint containing House Committee testimony regarding the new Quality Growth Alliance Report on how to enhance the Puget Sound Region’s ability to assure homes close to work and amenities. To view the TVW video of the Committee work session, click here.
Powerpoint from Law Seminars International Transit Oriented Development Program Summarizing Barriers, Solutions and Best Practices. Download a Powerpoint summary of the new Quality Growth Alliance Report on how to enhance the Puget Sound Region’s ability to assure homes close to work and amenities.
Report Strategizes How to Enhance Region’s Ability to Assure Homes Close to Work and Amenities. The Quality Growth Alliance releases a report, From Barriers to Solutions and Best Practices: Urban Centers and TOD in Washington, produced by the Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies within the College of Built Environments at the University of Washington. Chuck Wolfe is a Senior Fellow for a study effort adjunct to his law practice.
Brownfields Report:A report authored by the University of Washington examining links between cleanup and redevelopment and opportunities for new approaches in Washington State is released by the Washington Department of Ecology. Chuck Wolfe was co-Principal Investigator of the two year project. An Executive Summary can be downloaded here.
ULI/BDA Compact Development Panel. Chuck Wolfe’s Powerpoint questions to the ULI/BDA panelists at the Bellevue Hyatt Regency examines the potential for greater use of compact development tools in Washington.
Model Toxics Control Act Workshop. Prepared for Law Seminars International’s “Model Toxics Control Act Workshop,” Chuck Wolfe’s Powerpoint presentation discusses formal and informal approaches to environmental site resolution and summarizes lessons learned from several ongoing and past projects.
Washington State Bar Association Environmental and Land Use Midyear. Prepared for the WSBA’s Environmental and Land Use Midyear Seminar, Chuck Wolfe’s Powerpoint presentation provides a practical introduction to infill and brownfield redevelopment issues and introduces concepts covered by co-panelists from Vulcan Inc. and the Washington State Department of Ecology.
Brownfields Redevelopment in Alaska. Prepared for Law Seminars International’s “Brownfields Redevelopment in Alaska” seminar, Chuck Wolfe’s Powerpoint presentation provides a practical introduction to available funding sources and the interaction of funding with liability and risk associated with brownfield properties.
AWB. Prepared for the “Partnering Brownfields” panel at AWB’s annual Environmental Summit, Chuck Wolfe’s Powerpoint presentation summarizes key issues for brownfields redevelopment.
de Place, This Land is My Land, Washington Law & Politics. Chuck Wolfe provides perspective on the reach of governmental authority to regulate private property and suggests that legislative amendments might preclude a property rights initiative in Washington similar to Oregon’s Measure 37.
Wolfe and Delecki, Brownfields Planning and Process, A Multidisciplinary Primer, Planning and Environmental Law. A recent multifaceted introduction to brownfields redevelopment issues.
New Brownfield Law Comes With Big Changes, Daily Journal of Commerce. A summary of the landmark 2001-2002 federal Superfund amendments.
Turning Brownfields Green is a Team Effort, Daily Journal of Commerce. A summary of the key principles of brownfields redevelopment.
Perspectives on Transit Oriented Development at Seattle Transit Blog Event. Chuck Wolfe, Tony Case, Sara Nikolic and Dow Constantine present varying perspectives on transit oriented development at GGLO Architects in Seattle.