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October 8, 2013 at 2:42 PM

UPDATE: Ed Murray: ‘Missing Link’ fix for Burke-Gilman trail is ‘potentially dangerous’

UPDATE, 2:35 p.m., Tuesday: Ed Murray has issued a long “clarification,” calling completion of the Missing Link “vital.” He again said he was concerned about the safety of the city’s preferred Shilshole route, but also doesn’t sound enthusiastic about the Ballard business’ suggestion of a Leary-Market alternative. Here’s the statement: “Yesterday I made some comments to the…

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June 13, 2013 at 6:20 AM

UW’s innovative plan for future of the Burke-Gilman trail

The University of Washington wants to stretch the feds’ traditionally narrow definition of transportation infrastructure to include the bike and pedestrian super-highway of the Burke-Gilman trail. The UW’s application for a $12 million federal TIGER grant, submitted last month, would create separate pedestrian, running and bike lanes on the the 1.7-mile stretch of trail through the…

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0 Comments | Topics: bike, Burke-Gilman trail, Dave Reichert