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Mayor’s budget funds downtown streetcar, will form bike/streetcar safety review board

Mayor Ed Murray’s proposed budget would fund the Center City Connector streetcar, providing $45 million over the next half decade to match Federal grant funds and funds from City Light and Public Utilities for relocation work, Seattle Transit Blog reports. … Continue reading

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Downtown streetcar plans would make 1st Ave, Stewart more dangerous for biking

Despite ample evidence that streetcar tracks injure and maybe even kill people biking, plans for a downtown streetcar line on 1st Ave and Stewart Street do not include any adjacent bike lanes or any other measure to make the tracks … Continue reading

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Downtown streetcar plans don’t include safe bikeway

Plans for the City Center Connector streetcar do not currently include a safe bike facility. Analysis of the options for a streetcar through downtown to connect the South Lake Union and First Hill lines has settled on First Avenue as … Continue reading

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