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Fewer fights like the Missing Link? Seattle limits ‘weaponized’ environmental review appeals

Just about everyone who first learns about the decades-long Burke-Gilman Missing Link legal battle is baffled when they hear that this delay is under the guise of “environmental review.” It’s a biking and walking trail! Isn’t safer biking and walking … Continue reading

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Hearing Examiner: Cheasty mountain biking and hiking trails need more study

Another Seattle bike trail plan has run into delays from the environmental review process, this time a mountain biking and hiking trail. After years of community outreach, heated debates and evolving designs, the Cheasty Trails and Bike Park cleared vital … Continue reading

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Hearing Examiner approves ‘Missing Link’ completion yet again

The Seattle Hearing Examiner has given the city the go-ahead to complete the Burke-Gilman ‘Missing Link’ in Ballard. This brings the trail one step closer to completion, but the fight may not be over yet. Opponents have 21 days to … Continue reading

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