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Days after SDOT acknowledged safety concerns on new 35th Ave NE, a collision critically injured someone on a motorcycle

Someone driving a pickup truck collided with someone on a motorcycle at the intersection of 35th Ave NE and NE 75th Street Monday evening. The person on the motorcycle was critically injured and was rushed to the hospital in life-threatening … Continue reading

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City looks to extend NE 75th St safety project, open house Wednesday

Building on the success of the NE 75th Street safety project, the city is heading west to improve safety on more of NE 75th Street and Banner Way NE. The 2013 safety project on NE 75th cut speeding 60 percent … Continue reading

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After NE 75th St safety project: Speeding way down, safety way up, traffic delays … down?

The NE 75th Street Road Safety Corridor project (PDF) has been a huge success by every possible measure. The street is safer for everyone, it’s more comfortable for everyone, and everyone is moving more efficiently. When I say everyone, I … Continue reading

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In memory of the Schultes, Safe Roads Awareness Week starts March 25

One year ago, a family was devastated when a man driving drunk plowed into them as they crossed NE 75th Street at 33rd Ave NE near Eckstein Middle School. Judy and Dennis Schulte were killed, and their daughter-in-law Karina and … Continue reading

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Murray reverses his position about NE 75th Street bike lanes

The Ed Murray campaign this morning backtracked on his answer to Feet First about the NE 75th Street bike lanes, saying the project was “not a mistake.” As we reported yesterday, Murray had originally told Feet First that the project … Continue reading

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Murray says NE 75th Street safety project was a ‘mistake’ because it removed unused parking

Ed Murray told Feet First recently that he thinks it was a mistake to install bike lanes on NE 75th Street, part of a road safety project demanded by neighbors following the devastating collision that killed Judy and Dennis Schulte … Continue reading

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Mullan pleads guilty in devastating DUI on NE 75th St

The justice system can only bring brief semisweet relief after a collision as terrible as the one Mark Mullan caused on NE 75th Street March 25. Mullan pleaded guilty today to the charges of vehicular homicide and vehicular assault. He … Continue reading

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City announces plans for NE 75th Street road diet, will try to implement before school starts

The city announced its plans for a safer NE 75th Street late last week, and hopes to complete work on the road safety project before school starts at nearby Eckstein Middle School September 4. Since 2009, there have been 114 … Continue reading

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Ravenna Blog: What’s the best NE 75th Street safe streets redesign option? (+ one of our own)

The city announced options for redesigning the notoriously dangerous NE 75th Street recently. Prompted by the devastating drunk driving collision that took the lives of Dennis and Judy Schulte and critically injured their daughter-in-law and grandchild, residents demanded safety changes … Continue reading

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NE 75th Street has not been significantly redesigned since 1957 – Meeting tonight

Not long ago, NE 75th Street was just another dangerous street cutting through a Seattle neighborhood. But a March tragedy at NE 75th and 33rd Ave NE left two grandparents dead, their daughter-in-law and baby infant in critical condition and … Continue reading

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Loper: Grief, outrage and a clear call for safer neighborhood streets following NE 75th tragedy

Two weeks hardly seems like enough time for reflection. But these last two weeks in NE Seattle deserve a little anyway. By now, most readers will know the basic facts: A fatal collision at 4:10 pm on Monday, March 25 on … Continue reading

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After big community walk, McGinn announces NE 75th St safety improvements

Hundreds of family, friends, city officials and community members took to the streets Monday, just a week since a devastating collision at 33rd Ave NE and NE 75th St took the lives of Judy and Dennis Schulte and sent Karina … Continue reading

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In wake of Eckstein tragedy: Memorials, fundraiser and a new push for a safer NE 75th St

Friends, family and neighbors continue to mourn the deaths of Judy and Dennis Schulte Monday and send their thoughts and prayers to Karina and baby Elias as they recover from critical injuries. Today is Karina’s birthday. A memorial continues to … Continue reading

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Grandparents killed, mother and infant child critical in wake of tragedy in front of Eckstein Middle School

A family was devastated Monday in the street in front of Eckstein Middle School. A mother and her infant child are in critical condition. The infant’s grandparents, Judy and Dennis Schulte, were killed immediately. Just moments earlier, the Schultes stopped … Continue reading

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