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NE 65th Street will get autumn quick fixes, bigger remake in 2018-19

After years of community urging and protest, Seattle is about to kick off a road safety project on NE 65th Street to address the street’s serious ongoing safety problems. People walking, biking and inside cars all continue to get seriously … Continue reading

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CM Johnson calls on SDOT, Mayor to have plan to fix 65th ready by Feb 14

As neighbors once again fired up the well-worn #Fix65th hashtag after yet another person was injured on that street, Councilmember Rob Johnson and Mayor Ed Murray announced a plan to expedite an already-budgeted effort to improve safety on NE 65th … Continue reading

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Neighbors march for a safer NE 65th Street

Standing next to the ghost bike painted white in memory of Andy Hulslander, Councilmember Rob Johnson (District 4) lamented that the city had not acted fast enough to make NE 65th Street safer. “I stated [in my campaign] that we … Continue reading

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CM Johnson will join community walk for a safer NE 65th Street Thursday

It’s well past time to make NE 65th Street safer for everyone. A community walk Thursday plans to call for exactly that. The #Fix65th Safety Walk starts 8 a.m. Thursday at 12th Ave NE and NE 65th St. Councilmember Rob … Continue reading

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We Can’t Wait, Part II: How Seattle’s bike plans got so lost, and how to get back on track

Yesterday in Part I, we reported on a protest at City Hall over the city’s delayed bike plans, especially downtown. In Part II, we look at how Seattle got so far off their bold safe streets path, and how the … Continue reading

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Pronto buyout passes committee amid confusion, heads to full Council vote

At the end of the City Council Sustainability & Transportation Committee meeting Tuesday, the Pronto ordinance appeared to end in a 3-3 tie with Councilmembers Tim Burgess, Lisa Herbold and Debora Juarez voting NO and Rob Johnson, Kshama Sawant and … Continue reading

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O’Brien will Chair the Transportation Committee

It’s not just for photo ops, Councilmember Mike O’Brien really does bike everywhere. But he’s also not just about bikes. O’Brien has a seat on the Sound Transit Board, and he has been a strong advocate for biking, walking and … Continue reading

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2015 City Council endorsements

Before the City Council primary this year, we wrote: the biggest mission for this primary should be to knock out the NIMBY candidates who fear change and want to put the brakes on our growing city and the multimodal streets … Continue reading

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Cascade announces some early City Council endorsements, supports Godden opponent

As we reported earlier this week, Cascade Bicycle Club has wisely chosen not to ditch their political election work. We also reported that the club’s first political act after making that choice was to endorse Rob Johnson for Seattle City … Continue reading

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