Today the Seattle Office of the Hearing Examiner released its decision on the latest appeal of the city’s attempt to complete the “missing link” of the Burke-Gilman Trail through Ballard. The examiner affirmed the validity of the Final Environmental Impact Statement, which clears the project to go forward unless it is appealed further up the line.
2016 was not a good year for implementation of the city’s Bicycle Master Plan. But SDOT learned some lessons and is working hard to catch up and learn from what went wrong. Last week they laid it all out for the City Council.
This afternoon, the city announced its preferred path for a trail to fill in the “missing link” of the Burke-Gilman Trail in Ballard.
On Wednesday the Council got a briefing on a project that’s been brewing for almost fifteen years: filling in the “missing link” of the Burke-Gilman Trail in Ballard.
Friday afternoon, Mayor Ed Murray made a surprise announcement that he is re-allocating the funds set aside for the re-launch of the city’s bike share system toward a series of bicycle and pedestrian improvements. And so ends the saga of bike share in Seattle.
The City Council only meets two days this holiday week, but they will be very busy ones.
Reaction to Tuesday’s election tops today’s news.
This afternoon’s vote on the secure scheduling ordinance tops this morning’s news coverage.
Some quick hits from this morning’s Council Briefing, mostly about new legislation about to be introduced.
It’s all about the committees this week in Council Chamber, especially on Tuesday.