Monday, July 20, 2009

SUPERTRANSITORIENTEDDEVELOPMENT

Goldy and the Rainier Valley Post have news that rather than shutter the doors to one of its stores and put a deed restriction on the sale to keep the new owners from building a competitor, Safeway will instead spend $3 million to renovate a grocery store near one of the new Link Light Rail Stations. Living in a walkable neighborhood begins by having a full service grocery store within walking distance, so this is welcome news for South Seattle residents (I'm not one, but provided housing prices aren't ridiculous, living on the train line some day might be a nice idea).
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