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Snohomish County buys rail corridor in major regional trail missing link

After lengthy negotiations with the Port of Seattle, Snohomish County purchased a key stretch of rail corridor that could someday link the region’s trail network from Seattle to Skagit County. The purchase process was going strong back in 2013, but … Continue reading

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Have you ever biked to the airport? UW group wants to know how it went

A group of UW students are studying bike access at SeaTac Airport, and they need your help. Have you ever biked to the airport? What did you do with your bike once there? What would make it easier and more … Continue reading

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See the streets from a truck driver’s point of view at the Bike & Truck Safety Fair

People driving semi trucks through Seattle’s industrial areas have a job to do and goods to move. But many of those same roads are vital corridors for people getting around town on bikes. This creates an uncomfortable and sometimes dangerous … Continue reading

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Tantrum ends: Port approves Eastside Rail Corridor sale

Over a month after the Port of Seattle Commissioners voted to throw a childish tantrum and withhold sale of the Eastside Rail Corridor because they were upset about the plans to build a completely unrelated arena in Seattle, the Commissioners … Continue reading

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Port of Seattle holds Kirkland rail-trail project hostage over arena dispute

I did not care about the debate surrounding a proposed new arena in Sodo—until now. The Port of Seattle has decided to hold hostage a completely unrelated project that could revolutionize travel in Kirkland and the eastside by providing a … Continue reading

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Several bike rides this weekend — Tweed Ride, Port of Seattle bike tour, Ballard rain garden tour

Say—The most dapper of Seattle’s citizenry will be in attendance for a celebration of the centennial of Seward Park! You, fair Seattleite, are invited to don your finest tweed and join the noble faction Go Means Go for a grand … Continue reading

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Port of Seattle study of Nickerson confirmed the project would not affect traffic – UPDATED

UPDATED: The Port denies this study ever existed. See update at bottom of story. Publicola found out an interesting little tidbit the other day. After hearing concerns from many industrial and maritime businesses that the Nickerson changes would adversely affect … Continue reading

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