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Freight Advisory Board Pushes Back Against West Marginal Bike Lane in Secret Meeting

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The Seattle Freight Advisory Board devoted a significant portion of their April meeting detailing reasons that the City should not install a protected bike...

Conservatives Seek Right to Kill Protesters with Their Cars

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Last week, Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed an anti-protest bill into law, enshrining the right to run over protesters with automobiles and kill...

What Would a Real Bridge Maintenance Plan Look Like?

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The Seattle City Council is contemplating issuing bonds for $75 million to be spent on bridge maintenance projects instead of funding $80 million in...

Midweek Video: Metro’s New Eastlake Bus Layover Facility

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iqMgUoNKkU King County Metro will construct a new bus layover facility on Eastlake Ave E and is still in the bidding phase for construction. The...
viaducts shunt traffic off the West Seattle high and low bridge in Youngstown.

Pedersen Amendment Would Cut Safe Streets Spending in Favor of Bridge Maintenance Bonds

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Five months ago, Councilmember Alex Pedersen argued that the $20 vehicle license fee, passed by the city council, should be dedicated to bridge maintenance....

‘Forward Washington’ Leaves Safety Behind

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Last Wednesday, as the Washington State Senate's transportation committee was preparing to vote to send its $17.8 billion transportation spending package to the full...

Front and Centered: The Evergreen State Needs a Greener and More Equitable Transportation Package

Throughout the summer and fall of 2020, Front and Centered held listening sessions with organizations of people of color across the state about transportation....

Meetup Video: March 2021 with WSDOT Secretary Roger Millar

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https://youtu.be/fhIPaQoJk7U This month, Roger Millar was the guest speaker at The Urbanist's regular meetup. Millar is Secretary of the Washington State Department of Transportation. He...