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After a butane truck crash on I-5 snarls traffic, the Times Ed Board blames … bike lanes?

It seemed every couple minutes, someone at KUOW radio would break into the news broadcast to let people know of another major traffic problem in the Seattle area. It was February 27, and a truck carrying butane had crashed on … Continue reading

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Times: Stop building places for people until we can fit more cars

Seattle Times Editorial Board Member Brier Dudley penned his magnum opus on the rights of cars in Seattle this week, arguing that Seattle should stop building places for people to live and work until we can figure out how to … Continue reading

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Support the Pronto expansion at today’s 2016 budget hearing

Pronto is just one year old, and already people have pedaled the equivalent distance from the earth to the moon and halfway back. That’s not too shabby considering the average trip on Pronto is less than 20 minutes and only … Continue reading

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The Times is wrong. A megaproject won’t fix our traffic, we need Move Seattle

The Seattle Times Editorial Board put all their backing behind Bertha and the SR 99 deep bore tunnel highway, a multibillion-dollar, cars-only underground toll road that bypasses downtown Seattle — our state’s biggest employment center. They are not worthy of … Continue reading

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Seattle Times Ed Board adds its support to the Westlake bikeway

The Seattle Times Editorial Board added its two cents about the Westlake bikeway project this weekend, backing the city’s plan to build protected bike lanes from the Fremont Bridge to Lake Union Park and praising Mayor Ed Murray’s ability to … Continue reading

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Times column: McGinn was right, road diets work. Now let’s fix Dexter

The Seattle Times’ Jonathan Martin said in a column today that the city’s low-budget street safety projects (AKA road diets) have worked really well. He suggests that the city should do more of them, including a project to address serious … Continue reading

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Seattle Times Ed Board continues bike love, praises Kirkland for trail plans

It’s turning into a true summer romance! The Seattle Times Editorial Board <3 Bikes! We’ve been watching this year as the board, which has been critical or at least not supportive of bold bike investments in the past, has more … Continue reading

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Seattle Times Editorial Board: Seattle should be ‘vanguard’ of safe bike infrastructure

The Seattle Times Editorial Board wrote a Wednesday editorial urging the city to be on the forefront of safe, quality bike infrastructure like cycle tracks and neighborhood greenways. As we noted in July, there has been a clear shift in … Continue reading

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