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Man charged with killing father biking in Northgate had also killed woman walking in Marysville

Derek Blaylock was biking home from the bus stop on his way back from work when Kevin Brewer, 51, allegedly struck him with his pick-up truck and drove away from the scene. Blaylock died within an hour. He was 50 … Continue reading

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City updates Northgate bike/walk bridge design, open house Thursday

The city is ready to unveil the latest design for the Northgate biking and walking bridge, set to open in 2020 to connect the under-construction Northgate Station to North Seattle College. They are hosting a drop-in open house Thursday (today) … Continue reading

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Sunday: Join a memorial for recent victims of traffic violence, rally for safer streets

Seattle Neighborhood Greenways groups are organizing their second memorial event in as many weeks, this time in Northgate. Meet noon Sunday at Northgate Community Center to join. It’s been an awful couple weeks of traffic violence in the area. Last … Continue reading

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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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SDOT considering a carbon fiber walk/bike bridge at Northgate

As bicycle makers keep pushing the envelope on how many bike parts can be made out of carbon fiber to shave a couple grams off mega-high-budget bicycles, Seattle is looking to use similar technology for its bridges. Specifically, the city … 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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These Northgate kids pretty much sum up how runaway car culture creates hostile places

The culture of driving in America has little regard for people outside of cars. That’s not to say that people who drive are bad people, it’s that we collectively consider actions —such as not stopping to let someone cross the … 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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Northgate bike/walk bridge would offer huge benefits, but faces challenges

A bridge over I-5 connecting Northgate Mall and the planned Northgate light rail station to North Seattle Community College would offer immense benefits to the neighborhood and ridership for the transit line. But it’s not going to be easy. First, … 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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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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