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King County Council approves the Eastside Trail Master Plan 9-0

The King County Council approved a master plan for a trail along the Eastside Rail Corridor Monday by a unanimous vote of 9–0. The vote is a key step towards creating the region’s most significant new trail since the Burke-Gilman … Continue reading

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Eastside Trail takes big step forward, comments on draft plan due March 31

The Eastside Trail made a big step closer to reality this week when King County released its draft Master Plan and Environmental Impact Statement. These plans now head into public outreach, setting the trail up for a summer preferred alignment … Continue reading

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A closer look at the Eastside Trail plans + Give feedback online

A bikeable and walkable Eastside Trail can’t come soon enough. The rails-to-trails potential for the mostly-defunct Eastside Rail Corridor is immense for growing communities east of Lake Washington. Connecting homes to jobs and new regional trail connections across and along … Continue reading

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Biking Bis: Cedar River Trail segment will close for most of summer

A half-mile section of the Cedar River Trail between Renton and Maple Valley will be closed for most of the summer due so workers can conduct erosion control work. So if you want to get in a good ride on … Continue reading

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Thief steals two handcycles from Renton paraplegic veteran

A terrible person (or persons) has stolen two handcycles from a Renton man who leads an organization for paralyzed veterans. Ernie Butler, the executive director of the Northwest Chapter of Paralyzed Veterans of America, reported the bikes stolen November 7. … Continue reading

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Person struck while cycling in Renton dies – UPDATED

Few details are available, but the Seattle Times reports that a person riding a bike near Renton Memorial Stadium at 5:06 p.m. was struck by a car and taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon. The person was unconscious and unresponsive … Continue reading

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