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Neighbors, city and state launch traffic safety project on Lake City Way

The State of Washington, the City of Seattle and Lake City neighbors will launch a coordinated traffic safety project on Lake City Way this afternoon. Two community walks will start at 3:30 p.m. and converge at the Chase Plaza at … Continue reading

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City nearly finished with Olympic Hills Greenway plans, open house Thursday

The city is nearly finished designing the Olympic Hills Neighborhood Greenway, and the community is invited to an open house Thursday to discuss the plans. The meetings runs from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Lake City Library. Planned to … Continue reading

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An archaeological dig on NE 125th Street, one of the final battles in the War on Cars

The lucky among you do not remember the vicious fight over a 2011 road diet on NE 125th Street, which pitted neighbors against neighbors in a drawn-out and ugly battle over ten feet of road space in North Seattle. Prompted … Continue reading

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As neighbors ‘picket’ for Lake City Way walking safety, New York couple gives heartbreaking traffic safety plea

Yesterday, Lake City residents took to the streets carrying picket signs. Their cause? “Please stop for me.” Lake City Way is both the heart of the neighborhood and a state highway. As such, it sees an unusually high share of … Continue reading

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Lake City neighbors to help move beloved garden to make way for new sidewalk

During the long struggle to get a sidewalk built on their Lake City block, one neighbor decided to take things into her own hands, spending countless hours turning a roadside ditch into a beautiful rain garden. But now, the city … Continue reading

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Parks Department taking emergency action to fix trail-blocking mudslide in Lake City

A mudslide that has continued to create hazards on the Burke-Gilman Trail in Lake City will be fixed, Parks officials said Wednesday. The owner of the private home on top of the cliff where the slide began had not been … Continue reading

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Landslide closes Burke-Gilman Trail in Lake City – UPDATE: Now open

UPDATE: The trail has been reopened. Burke Gilman landslide twitter.com/lamonti/status… — Andrew Wilson (@lamonti) April 21, 2013 A mudslide closed the Burke-Gilman Trail near Lakeside Pl NE Sunday. Crews are not able to get into the area to fix the … Continue reading

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Tonight: UW presentation on equity, public health and active transportation

Join UW students this evening for a presentation on the connection between equity, public health and active transportation. Details: a presentation by MPH students in UW Community-Oriented Public Health Practice supported by Rainier Valley Greenways and Lake City Greenways. Study … Continue reading

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Lake City’s Kaffeeklatsch wants to keep unpermitted art bike rack

Lacking any place for customers to lock their bikes, Lake City’s Kaffeeklatsch coffee shop asked the city for a bike rack. However, as we reported one year ago, the city’s bike parking program was put on hold due to budget concerns. … Continue reading

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Changes to NE 125th create a better neighborhood street for all

One more street in Seattle is safer thanks to the city’s complete streets remake of NE 125th Street in Lake City. What used to be a dangerous, four-lane highway-style road dividing the neighborhood has been redesigned to meet the needs … Continue reading

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Seattle Crime: Police bust prolific bike thief and chop shop

It’s warm, and that means bike thefts are at their peak. But thanks to a fight between a bike thief and an acquaintance, SPD busted one prolific thief and uncovered his chop shop, housed in a storage unit at 115th … Continue reading

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Lake City Library hosting Bikes for Books until May 24

Lake City fourth and fifth graders can read books for a chance to win a bike from Lake City Public Library. The branch’s “Bikes for Books” program runs from now until May 24. From Seattle Public Libraries: Children are invited … Continue reading

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After delayed start, NE 125th redesign opposition gets going again

It has been a week since SDOT recommended changes to NE 125th, and there seemed to be little to no action from opponents. However, a smooth end to an unnecessarily rocky road project debate may not actually be in Mayor … Continue reading

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Bike thieves attack man in Lake City

Bike thefts don’t usually end up like this. Seattle Crime reports that a “pack” of bike thieves tried to steal a man’s bicycle around 4:30 p.m. January 17 at NE 30th Ave and 125th NE. The man spotted them and … Continue reading

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Reminder: Open house today to discuss bike lanes on NE 125th

In another road tailoring project, SDOT is holding an open house today to show off changes to NE 125th Street between Roosevelt and 35th NE. The open house is from 4-7 p.m. at the Lake City Library. From our previous … Continue reading

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