Three instances where visions of the future ran up against the Seattle Process.

People often wonder: why did we wait so long for mass transit? Folks sometimes ask: why don’t we have a central park? Or maybe: Why isn't this city more walkable? The answer: we voted against it. Seattle has a history of saying “no” to grand ideas. In this episode, Knute explores the Seattles that might have been — but died at the ballot box.

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