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June 18, 2014 at 6:59 PM

Speeding in school zones: Every driver should know the rules

If the driver did not know that 20 mph was designated for school zones, he does not warrant having a driver’s license [“Driver teaches city a lesson about speeding in Seattle school zones,” Local News, June 17]. Signs and cameras are needed for those who are unwilling to understand the reason to slow down….

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Comments | More in Driving | Topics: drivers, Jim Morris, Joe Hunt

August 20, 2013 at 11:34 AM

Shooting on Metro bus in downtown Seattle

Learn about mental illness, de-escalation It seems nothing short of a miracle that the Metro driver who recently suffered an armed assault survived, let alone with relatively minimal physical injury. [“Metro driver recalls terror, riders who rushed to help,” page one, Aug. 14.] It is fortunate that this occurred in an area with a high concentration…

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Comments | More in Gun control, Mental illness, Public safety, Seattle | Topics: drivers, guns, mental illness

July 8, 2013 at 4:30 PM

Metro faces cuts in funding

Taxes should not target drivers No one seems to notice that King County Metro says its cuts will be “up to” 17 percent if it doesn’t get the tax increase it’s looking for. [“Metro faces potential cuts as existing funds dwindle,” NW Tuesday, July 2.] Government agencies typically give a worst-case scenario when they don’t get…

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Comments | More in Politics, Seattle, Transportation | Topics: bicycles, drivers, funding