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StreetFilms: Highway Removal

MBA_Trailer from Streetfilms on Vimeo. Meanwhile, Protect Seattle Now has gathered 29,000 referendum signatures. They need 16,503 of those to be accepted. Pretty good odds. Polls show only 35 percent of people in Seattle want a tunnel. Studies show far … Continue reading

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Instead of a tunnel, let’s buy every person in our state a bike

As the City Council gets ready to sign agreements for the deep bore tunnel, I feel compelled to yet again put the outrageous cost of this project in perspective. Nicholas Arndt from Tacoma pointed out that for the cost of … Continue reading

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Times editorial board, this is no time to be stuck in the past

The Seattle Times published an editorial yesterday complaining about the Mayor McGinn’s recent proposal to increase the commercial parking tax and vehicle registration fees to pay for necessary street repairs, like filling potholes. This is a typical car-centric knee-jerk reaction … Continue reading

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Thomas Street proposal lacking, makes concessions to that lame tunnel

Josh Cohen at Publicola reports that the city’s proposed changes to Thomas Street so far appear to give many concessions to cars and concerns about traffic caused by the north portal for the proposed state deep bore tunnel. The new … Continue reading

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