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Times: Seattle settles Kung estate claim for $3.5 million

Seattle has settled a claim with the estate of the late Sher Kung for $3.5 million, the Seattle Times reports. Kung was killed at 2nd and University in August 2014 just ten days before the dangerous paint-only bike lane on … Continue reading

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The true cost of Move Seattle

Mike Wang was biking home to his family one evening in July 2011 when a man driving an SUV made a quick left turn and killed him on Dexter Ave. It’s impossible to fill a hole in the world the … Continue reading

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Toward Zero: Honoring the 150 people killed or badly injured in Seattle traffic since Sher Kung

A crowd gathered on the steps of the Garden of Remembrance downtown Friday listened to 150 bell rings, one for every person seriously injured or killed in Seattle traffic in just one year. They also heard ten names, all people … Continue reading

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One year after Kung was killed, join a vigil and call for Vision Zero Friday

Traffic injuries and deaths are preventable, and we have the cure. We’ve already planned Seattle’s safe streets upgrades corridor-by-corridor and neighborhood-by-neighborhood. The city’s traffic engineers have studied proven best practices from in town and around the world. The city is … Continue reading

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City will remove one of the Sher Kung ghost bikes

As news spread that a young and popular lawyer had died biking to work downtown, mourners came to 2nd and University to pay their respects. Many left flowers, some left notes. Two people brought ghost bikes. One person even left … Continue reading

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Kung died just ten days before a safer 2nd Ave + Memorial ride Friday

The death of Sher Kung on 2nd Ave has shaken up a lot of people whether they ride a bike or not. After all, so many people bike into downtown at the same time of day that it could have … Continue reading

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Mother killed on 2nd Ave was attorney who helped bring down Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Just one wrong turn — one missed glance into bike lane on 2nd Ave — and a man driving a box truck struck and killed Sher Kung Friday. By witness accounts, the man driving the truck jumped into action and … Continue reading

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