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Seattle’s Prop 1 soundly defeated

With about a quarter of registered voters counted, Seattle Transportation Benefits District Proposition 1 (AKA the car tab increase) is getting stomped 60-40. The proposition seemed like a long shot from the start, but I had hope it could squeak … Continue reading

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Tonight: Help Seattle Bike Blog adopt a Streets for All phone bank

Please join me tonight (Tuesday) from 5:30-8:30 p.m. as and I and other Seattle Bike Blog readers and Prop 1 volunteers adopt a phone bank to help pass TBD Proposition 1. We will meet at the Futurewise offices at 3rd … Continue reading

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That was fast: SEEC throws out Prop 1 opponents’ ‘frivolous’ claim

It didn’t take long for the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission to reject a complaint from Proposition 1 opponents Citizens Against Raising Car Tabs (CARCT, pronounced “car city,” I believe…) As Streets for All, Cascade Bicycle Club and Transportation Choices … Continue reading

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Volunteer to help pass Proposition 1

As I dive into the mayor’s proposed 2012 budget, one thing is clear: We need to pass Prop. 1. We are looking at $300,000 in cuts to bicycle and pedestrian spot improvements, and it is unclear how long SDOT will … Continue reading

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Streets for All: Bike and Ped spending up 7% in city’s budget

Streets for All says the city’s budget as approved by the City Council last week includes a seven percent increase in bike and pedestrian master plan spending over 2010. While this is not near the amount the group (or the … Continue reading

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Streets for All searches for common ground – Real Change

You can still pick up a copy of last week’s Real Change today to read a story I wrote about Streets for All Seattle (or you can read it online): The environmental movement is rarely accused of being united. Inevitably, … Continue reading

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On other blogs: ‘Maybe you shouldn’t have to buy a car to get a job.’

Streets for All Seattle held a kickoff event Thursday to raise funds for their campaign to get the city to invest $30 million annually in bicycle, pedestrian and transit infrastructure. The mayor and members of the City Council were there, … Continue reading

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