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Park District Board approves Lake Washington Blvd. path funding 7–1

The Seattle Park District Board approved funding a path on Lake Washington Boulevard, voting 7–1 to include $404,000 to the 2023-24 budget plan. The historic boulevard is one of the city’s original Olmsted Boulevards, which were constructed in the early … Continue reading

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Morales proposes funding for a walking and biking path on Lake Washington Blvd. – UPDATED

UPDATE: It passed by a vote of 7-1 (Nelson no, Pedersen abstain). After a series of successful and popular experiments with extended car-free days on Lake Washington Boulevard in recent years, District 2 City Councilmember Tammy Morales has proposed $404,000 … Continue reading

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Fact-checking SDOT’s excuses for not making Rainier Ave safer

The good news is that  SDOT is redesigning one of the worst stretches of roadway in the city: Rainier Avenue S between Columbia City and I-90. The bad news is that their design still prioritizes car movement above transit mobility … Continue reading

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Councilmember Morales: ‘No excuse’ for city failing to make streets safer

Another person was struck and killed by a car in SoDo last week. My deep condolences to their friends and family. These pedestrian and biking deaths are unacceptable because they're completely avoidable. There is no excuse for not creating safer … Continue reading

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Person killed while biking in SoDo just a block from site of January death

A person driving a Jeep struck and killed someone biking in SoDo Wednesday morning, according to Seattle Police. The driver of the Jeep was trying to exit a parking lot onto 4th Avenue near Holgate Street, and told police they … Continue reading

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Seattle’s proposed scooter rules set riders up for failure

Banning electric scooters on sidewalks seems to make sense at first. Sidewalks are for walking, right? That seemed to be the guiding principle behind Seattle’s decision to mostly leave the existing ban on riding electric scooters on sidewalks in place … Continue reading

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Council puts less-deep transit cuts to voters in November

Transit is getting cut. But Seattle voters will have the chance in November to make the cuts less awful by approving the Seattle Transportation Benefit District’s (“STBD”) sales tax measure. As we reported previously, state legislators and the court-pending voter … Continue reading

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City Councilmembers show the leadership our city needs + Mayor Durkan should resign

EDITOR’S NOTE: Seattle Bike Blog supports the Defund Seattle Police effort initially led by a large group of community organizations and leaders, including No New Youth Jail, Decriminalize Seattle, Block the Bunker, Seattle Peoples Party, COVID-19 Mutual Aid, Trans Women … Continue reading

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District 2 Endorsement: Tammy Morales

District: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 Register to vote in King County Perhaps this exchange from a September candidate forum best sums up bike leanings among the District 2 candidates: "Whenever roads … Continue reading

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Who’s the best District 2 candidate for biking and safe streets?

District: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 As I wrote in our District 1 post, Seattle Bike Blog is not doing official endorsements for the primary. Instead, I’ll be going district-by-district, posting videos from the MASS … Continue reading

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