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US Senate confirms Mountains to Sound Greenway founder as new Interior Secretary

The US Senate has confirmed Seattle’s Sally Jewell as the new Interior Secretary, replacing Ken Salazar. Most news reports about Sally Jewell refer to her as the CEO of REI, but did you know she was also a founding board … Continue reading

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Obama walks down that center-lane cycle track that would be great on Westlake

You know how Westlake Ave in South Lake Union is still super dangerous for cycling due to the streetcar tracks in the curb lane? Well we have argued that the city should design protected bike lanes in the center lanes … Continue reading

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Election 2012: What might Inslee and Obama mean for transportation?

Democrat Jay Inslee is ahead in the state governor’s race, which is very likely a good thing for biking, walking and transit funds in Washington compared to his opponent Rob McKenna. Senate Transportation Committee Chair and constant roadblock to bike … Continue reading

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