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Eight people injured while biking the Missing Link file lawsuit against city, railroad

“Countless people” have crashed on the railroad tracks while biking on the streets just west of the abrupt terminus of the Burke-Gilman Trail in Ballard, and now eight of them have joined together in a lawsuit against both the Ballard … Continue reading

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Kirkland gets go-ahead to remove tracks from key rail-trail corridor

Kirkland is about to get a new rail-trail. We reported just days ago about ongoing discussions of the entire Eastside Rail Corridor. In fact, we suggested that it could even someday rival Seattle Burke-Gilman Trail as the top trail in … Continue reading

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Ballard Terminal Railroad sues to delay Kirkland trail project

The Ballard Terminal Railroad has filed a Federal lawsuit to stop the City of Kirkland from tearing out unused rail tracks on a segment of the Eastside Rail Corridor through the city. Kirkland recently purchased the segment with the intent … Continue reading

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Burke-Gilman section closed Friday for rubber mat fix

A section of the Burke-Gilman Trail will be closed tomorrow while SDOT and the Ballard Terminal Railroad fix the problematic rubber crossing near NW 41st St. Trail users will be detoured onto 6th Ave NW during the work. As we … Continue reading

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SDOT and Ballard railroad will fix slippery Burke-Gilman crossing

The slippery rubber Burke-Gilman Trail railroad crossing that has made headlines recently is going to be fixed, according to SDOT. Many people, including experienced riders, have reported nasty falls on the crossing. One problem with the crossing near NW 41st … Continue reading

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