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District 1 Endorsement: Lisa Herbold

District: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 Register to vote in King County District 1 should reelect Lisa Herbold to the Seattle City Council. Herbold has not been bad for biking, walking and … Continue reading

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Who’s the best District 1 candidate for biking and safe streets?

District: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 I apologize to readers waiting for Seattle Bike Blog’s City Council endorsements, but I just plain did not have enough time this year to do Council primary endorsements justice. … Continue reading

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Pronto buyout is not only a good deal for Seattle, it’s the only choice that makes sense

Sustainability, access to healthy transportation choices, economic development, congestion reduction, innovation. Public bikes grow and support so many of Seattle’s goals and values as a city that it’s hard to believe we are even thinking about cutting modest losses 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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Primary ballots are in the mail! Here’s what candidates say about safe streets

UPDATE 7/20: You can now read candidate questionnaire responses from Feet First and Cascade Bicycle Club. Approximately half the city’s population is running for City Council right now. Lucky for you, the new district elections system means you only have … Continue reading

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Longtime City Council Transportation Chair Tom Rasmussen will not seek reelection

For years, Tom Rasmussen has been the most influential member of the City Council when it comes to transportation issues. Through several Council committee shakeups, he has remained the Chair of the Transportation Committee, and nearly all big city transportation … Continue reading

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