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Sound Transit wants to allow more time to find Northgate bike/walk bridge funds

The Northgate biking and walking bridge would connect North Seattle Community College and its surrounding neighborhood to Sound Transit’s planned light rail station on the opposite side of I-5. It would also provide a rare comfortable crossing of the wide … Continue reading

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Regional leaders ask for more time to find Northgate bike/walk bridge funding

A group of regional elected leaders, including two members of the Sound Transit Board — Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien and King County Councilmember Larry Phillips — have asked the agency to disregard the July 2015 funding deadline for the … Continue reading

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No TIGER grant for the Northgate bike/walk bridge

An attempt to quickly fill the funding gap for the Northgate bike/walk bridge has failed. Seattle and Sound Transit did not win the TIGER grant they hoped would bring in the $15 million needed to make the bridge happen, Publicola … Continue reading

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The Northgate bike/walk bridge designs are stunning, could be a neighborhood icon

So we’ve already established that the Northgate bike/walk bridge is a good idea from a neighborhood connectivity perspective. But another important benefit of the bridge is the chance to create a truly spectacular and maybe even iconic piece of infrastructure … Continue reading

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Support the Northgate bike/walk bridge at Tuesday open house + A look at the updated concept

The Northgate bike/walk bridge is among the smartest investments the city and Sound Transit can make to both ensure that the planned light rail station maximizes its ridership and reconnect a neighborhood long divided by I-5. But I-5 is wide … Continue reading

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Sound Transit wants feedback on Northgate Station bike plans

While the biking and walking discussions surrounding the planned Northgate Station have focused heavily on building a bike/walk bridge over I-5, there are other station design elements that affect bikeability, too. Will it be comfortable and easy to bring your … Continue reading

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Murray flips again, now wants to ‘fully fund’ Northgate bike/walk bridge

Ed Murray has issued another clarification about a biking and walking transportation issue: the Northgate biking and walking bridge across I-5. The bridge would dramatically increase the ability for people to bike and walk to the upcoming light rail station. … Continue reading

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Today: Northgate Station Open House will look at biking and walking access

We already know that the largest group of people projected to use the Northgate Station parking garage live within an easy walk or bike ride to the station. So let’s make sure it is safe and easy for station neighbors … Continue reading

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Northgate biking and walking bridge could cost less than expected

Not long ago, a walking and biking overpass to dramatically improve access to Northgate Station was “off the table,” according to project officials. But an idea this good grabbed the hearts of project neighbors as well as transit, biking and … Continue reading

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Seattle Transit Blog: Biggest group of Northgate parkers are within easy bike/walk distance

There’s a lot of good information in Seattle Transit Blog’s recent two-part series on the proposed (and much maligned) Northgate Station parking garage (part 1, part 2). If you are interested in the background on the issue and what kinds … Continue reading

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Upcoming N Seattle transit station meetings need your input – UPDATED

Is Northgate Station going to have family-friendly biking and walking access? How about Roosevelt Station? It’s not clear yet. That’s why your voice is needed at these upcoming public meetings to make sure the need for safe and easy access … Continue reading

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Cascade: Get involved with Northgate light rail planning

Cascade Bicycle Club is working to make sure bicycle access to the future Northgate light rail station is safe and easy. They previously laid out a strong argument for investing in biking and walking infrastructure around the future station site, … Continue reading

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