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City of Sammamish, stop fighting King County over four trail stop signs

The City of Sammamish and King County are fighting in court over four proposed stop signs on two very low-traffic streets serving a handful of wealthy lakefront homes, and that fight is further delaying construction on the E Lake Sammamish … Continue reading

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Take a minute right now to support the E Lake Sammamish Trail permit

It has taken an enormous amount of advocacy pressure over many, many years to get to this point: The final section of the East Lake Sammamish Trail is finally applying for the permits needed to become reality. But this is … Continue reading

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Construction begins on penultimate segment of the E Lake Sammamish Trail

King County has started construction to pave 1.3 miles of the East Lake Sammamish Trail, bringing the key walking and biking link between Redmond and Issaquah that much closer to completion. The trail, funded by a combination of Federal, state … Continue reading

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Cascade: Support the E Lake Sammamish Trail tonight

King County’s plans for a complete and glorious E Lake Sammamish Trail made it past a major legal hurdle this spring, and now the plans are moving forward. The trail has been a long time coming, drawing big public support … Continue reading

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Gone Bikin’: At long last, E Lake Sammamish Trail clears legal hurdles (probably)

Seattle Bike Blog Editor Tom Fucoloro has Gone Bikin’ until Labor Day. In the meantime, we will be periodically posting short news bits and excerpts from good reads floating around the web. OK, we totally missed posting about this huge … Continue reading

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King County fighting to maintain safe E Lake Sammamish Trail design

King County Parks is in a legal battle with the City of Sammamish over plans to complete the E Lake Sammamish Trail between Redmond and Issaquah. And due to this battle, construction has been delayed on Segment A near Issaquah. … Continue reading

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Newly-paved section of the East Lake Sammamish Trail is now open

The newest paved section of the E Lake Sammamish Trail has opened, and it’s far more than just a trail. King County recently opened a 2.6-mile segment of the rail-trail stretching south from the segment already paved in Redmond. A … Continue reading

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County will start paving north section of East Lake Sammamish Trail next week

King County Parks is ready to start work to reconstruct and pave the north section of the East Lake Sammamish Trail. During construction, the existing soft surface trail will be closed. Work begins April 21 and is expected to last … Continue reading

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From gravel to pavement: East Lake Sammamish Trail reopening celebration

King County Parks is ready to celebrate the opening of the newly-paved East Lake Sammamish Trail between the lake and Issaquah. Formerly covered by crushed rock, the section is just the second segment in a series of planned paving projects … Continue reading

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BikeWA: State has chance to invest in vital walking and biking trails throughout the state

Washington State has many incredible opportunities for expanding and connecting regional walking and biking trails. The Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition and its many partners are working to get a list of valuable trails on the state’s capital construction budget, … Continue reading

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E Lake Sammamish Trail will be paved through Issaquah

King County is about to pave a 2.2-mile gravel section of the East Sammamish Lake Trail through Issaquah, connecting other paved trails in the process. The project will also start the process of paving the section of trail connecting Issaquah … Continue reading

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