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Can Seattle end traffic violence by 2030?

Sandhya Khadka dreamed big. She believed in equality, especially equality for women, and she was dedicated to do something about it. “There are people you remember for long after they are gone. Sandhya was one of those,” said family friend … Continue reading

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Memorial walk Saturday for Leo Almanzor, killed walking to work downtown

Leo Almanzor worked as a janitor at Washington Athletic Club in downtown Seattle for 17 years. But his walk from the bus to his job took a tragic turn November 22 when someone driving a Honda sedan fled a Seattle … Continue reading

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If Holman Road is a ‘complete street,’ then that term has lost all meaning

I received a troubling press release today from SDOT. In announcing the completion of the 1.4-mile, $3.8 million Holman Road repaving project, the department and Director Scott Kubly repeatedly refer to the street as a “complete street.” If Holman Road … Continue reading

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UW accepts bike-friendly campus award, leaders talk about how to expand biking even further

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is by Jack Truitt, a UW News Lab student. It is published here as part of a partnership between Seattle Bike Blog and News Lab. Biking needs to become an issue of climate change and personal … Continue reading

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Where should Seattle create a pedestrian plaza next?

Mayor Ed Murray and new SDOT Director Scott Kubly have their eyes out for bold pedestrian plaza opportunities in the city’s right-of-way, Publicola reports. With New York’s extremely successful Times Square plaza project as their inspiration, Murray and Kubly would … Continue reading

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SDOT Director calls BS on the “war on cars,” has ideas for more resilient transportation system

Incoming SDOT Director Scott Kubly continues to make a strong introduction to Seattle, and he recently dove deeper into his views on Seattle’s transportation challenges with Ansel Herz at the Stranger. Kubly explains why a growing city needs more transportation … Continue reading

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New SDOT Director wisely adds bike signals to 2nd Ave bike lane design, could open by Sept. 8

The 2nd Ave protected bike lane project appears to be ahead of its original ambitious schedule, and Publicola reports that the lane could open as early as Labor Day weekend (UPDATE: SDOT’s Dawn Schellenberg says their current goal date is … Continue reading

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SDOT fails to bike and chew gum at the same time, hasn’t started bike plan due last month

Tuesday’s City Council Transportation Committee chat with incoming SDOT Director Scott Kubly got off to a strange start as committee chair Tom Rasmussen and Councilmember Mike O’Brien laid into Deputy Mayor Kate Joncas (and to a much lesser extent Kubly … Continue reading

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Pick for Transportation Director was bike-friendly leader in Chicago, DC

Seattle’s pick for Department of Transportation Director is Scott Kubly, who worked in Chicago and Washington DC during some very bike-friendly years for those cities. He has also been closely involved with bike share system in those cities, which could … Continue reading

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