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December 9, 2013 at 4:25 PM

Rail-corridor purchase preserves freight service, could link trails

The Snohomish County Council approved buying nearly 12 miles of the Eastside Rail Corridor on Monday, preserving freight service and also opening the possibility of linking to trail systems in King County. The approval allows the county to use Conservation Futures bond money to buy the property from the Port of Seattle for $5 million. The Port…

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July 27, 2013 at 2:41 PM

Bicyclist critically hurt Thursday expected to make full recovery

A bicyclist who suffered life-threatening injuries from colliding with a car Thursday afternoon is expected to make a full recovery, his wife said Saturday. Brandon Blake, 34, of Seattle, suffered several fractured ribs, bruising to his lungs, face fractures in several places and a concussion when he collided with a car while traveling north on Dexter…

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May 30, 2013 at 10:20 AM

Cyclist critically injured in collision with car on Airport Way South

Seattle police are investigating a Thursday morning collision  along Airport Way South that left a bicyclist critically injured. The collision occurred about 6:50 a.m. while both the male bicyclist and the driver of a Nissan sedan were traveling southbound in the 9400 block of Airport Way South, police said. The bicyclist was thrown from his bicycle and suffered…

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May 17, 2013 at 12:04 PM

Overcast skies fail to dampen bicyclists’ enthusiasm for riding to work

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn joined other bicyclists for a ride down Dexter Avenue on Friday during Cascade Bicycle Club’s annual Bike to Work ride and rally to City Hall. City of Seattle transportation planner and avid cyclist Eric Mamroth estimated 100 cyclists attended the rally. He said attendance in past years had been…

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April 1, 2013 at 11:12 AM

Police arrest suspect in ‘Car2Go’ hit-and-run

A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an auto-bicycle accident involving a Car2Go vehicle. Police located the suspect after tracking the driver through the car-sharing company. The bicyclist and witnesses had obtained the vehicle’s license number as it drove from the accident scene, according to Seattle police reports on the incident. The accident occurred Saturday when,…

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July 23, 2012 at 5:55 AM

Boy, 8, killed while riding bike in Federal Way

Federal Way police say that an 8-year-old boy was killed on Sunday night while riding his bicycle just before 8 p.m. Deputy Police Chief Andy Hwang said that the boy was struck after turning from 24th Avenue Southwest onto Southwest 333rd Street and into the path of an oncoming car. “It appears to be a tragic, tragic…

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February 29, 2012 at 8:05 AM

Bicyclist struck by car on Capitol Hill last night

Seattle police are investigating a collision on Capitol Hill last night involving a bicycle and a car. Police say that a Honda Fit was heading south on Boren Avenue, near Pine Street, at 5:13 p.m. when it struck a 25-year-old bicyclist. The bike rider was heading west on Pine when she was struck. The cyclist was treated…

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October 27, 2011 at 6:57 AM

The Morning Memo / Thursday: Car fires, teen stabbing, studs

Weather: Yesterday we said there was a small chance of rain. That’s our story and we’re sticking to it. We like a high in the mid-50s and some sun this afternoon. Looks to be wet tomorrow and Saturday, though. Can’t win them all. Traffic: Viadoom! Seattle Times transportation reporter Mike Lindblom road his bike to…

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