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SDOT is hosting an online ‘drop-in session’ for MLK Way bike lanes

SDOT is hosting an online “drop-in session” from 5 to 6 p.m. today (Tuesday) to share early design details about planned MLK Way S bike lanes between Judkins Park and Rainier Ave S. There will also be an online survey. … Continue reading

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Some more details on the MLK Way S bike lane options + How to choose between one-way and two-way bike lanes

I already wrote about the MLK Jr Way S bike lane concepts, but SDOT gave a few more details about the project during the May Bicycle Advisory Board meeting (PDF) that are worth sharing. First, some background. SDOT is conducting … Continue reading

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What kind of bike lanes should SDOT build on MLK between Rainier and Judkins Park (in 2023)?

I know it’s pretty hard to think about 2023 right now. Because a month lasts about a year right now, 2023 is more than 30 years away. But SDOT is currently conducting a survey about the planned MLK Way S … Continue reading

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E Union Street is a chance for SDOT and the mayor to prove they care about connecting bike routes

Seattle is once again set to choose the convenience of car driving over the safety of people walking and biking and our city’s Vision Zero, Climate Action Plan and Bicycle Master Plan goals. This time, it’s on E Union Street … Continue reading

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Dad from Philippines critically injured in collision at MLK/Graham + How you can help – UPDATED

UPDATE 1/22: Family reports on his GoFundMe page that Ronacin died Saturday evening after more than a week in Intensive Care: Today has been by far the most hardest day for us. Ronacin passed away this evening at 7:50 pm … Continue reading

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Mt Baker intersection plan continues to wow + A new standard for public outreach

Seattle’s plan to turn one of its worst intersections into one of its best just keeps getting better. With the misleadingly-boring name “Accessible Mount Baker,” the project would simultaneously revolutionize non-motorized transportation in the whole Rainier Valley, prevent dozens of … Continue reading

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Want safe streets in Rainier Valley? Get to this meeting tonight

There have been more than 60 collisions on Rainier Ave since May 20, when a group of neighbors held an afternoon of protests calling for a safer Rainier Valley for everyone. So far this year, the street is keeping its … Continue reading

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Mt Baker intersection redesign could revolutionize transportation in South Seattle

The intersection of Rainier Ave and MLK Way is big, dangerous and works poorly for everyone. Running next to a high school, a light rail station and a growing number of other destinations, the city and neighborhood have been studying … Continue reading

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Saturday: Join Mayor Murray on a vigil walk for 7-year-old struck on MLK

Someone driving down MLK struck and critically injured seven-year-old Zeytuna Edo September 30 while Zeytuna was on her way to a tutoring session at the Boys & Girls Club. The person behind the wheel did not stop. In fact, witnesses … Continue reading

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Police find Tahoe involved in hit and run of 7-year-old + City announces safety project on nearby Rainier Ave

Seattle Police announced Friday that they have found and impounded the red Chevy Tahoe they believe struck and critically injured a seven-year-old girl at MLK and Genesee Tuesday. Now they are on the search to find the person behind the … Continue reading

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This must end. Child hit ‘like a dog’ by two people who both kept driving in Rainier Valley

A seven-year-old girl is in serious condition in the Harborview ICU after she was struck by two different cars on MLK at S Genesee Street last night. “They hit her like a dog. Just ran over her, not stopping, no … Continue reading

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Join a Monday community walk and vigil for Trevon Crease-Holden, teen victim of MLK Way hit and run

Trevon Crease-Holden and his little brother were walking home from late night open gym hours at the Rainier Community Center when it happened. Trevon is still in a fight for his life after someone driving a grey Honda struck him … Continue reading

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