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Isn’t It Weird That…The Seattle Times’ Danny Westneat Doubled Down on Wish-Based Bus Funding?

Seattle Times columnist Danny Westneat's magical thinking on Metro funding.

09/23/2014 By Casey Jaywork

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County Council Pushes Back on Arena Agreement

The King County Council pushes back on the proposed arena agreement, suggesting amendments that would preclude bumping arena-related transportation projects to the top of the list for state require the city and county to consider a Bellevue alternative.

10/02/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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Sound Transit Reveals Development Plan for Capitol Hill Station

Sound Transit lays out its plans for transit-oriented development at the Capitol Hill light rail station.

09/14/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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Yoshitani's Outside Gig Would Violate Congressional Rules

Yoshitani's Expeditors' compensation out of whack with Congressional standards.

09/07/2012 By Josh Feit

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Speaker Chopp Weighs in on Port Controversy

Speaker of the House Frank Chopp asks the Port to review Port CEO Yoshitani's dual role at the Port and on a private shipping company board.

09/05/2012 By Josh Feit

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Extra Fizz: Port Commissioner Creighton Sees "Significant Appearance of Conflict"

Port commissioner John Creighton sees "significant appearance of conflict" in Port director Yoshitani's dual role.

09/04/2012 By Josh Feit

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Bike Advocates Respond to Burke-Gilman Ruling

City bicycle advocates respond to a hearing examiner's ruling that completing the Burke-Gilman Trail would pose an environmental hazard.

08/30/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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One Question for the Cascade Bicycle Club

Today's question: What's up with the city's bike master plan?

08/30/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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One Question for Seattle Port Commissioner Gael Tarleton

Gael Tarleton calls on Yoshitani to step down from corporate board or step down from the Port.

08/29/2012 By Josh Feit

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Today's Must Read: Times Business Columnist Slams Port of Seattle

Add Seattle Times business columnist Jon Talton to the list of names getting in the Port's face over Yoshitani deal. THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH A STATEMENT FROM REP. ZACK HUDGINS.

08/29/2012 By Josh Feit

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Port Issues Icy Response to State Legislators

Seattle Port Commissioner Tom Albro responds to assertions that the commissioners didn't properly scrutinize Port CEO Tay Yoshitani's board appointment to private shipping company.

08/28/2012 By Josh Feit

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Deal to Keep Funhouse Club Open Falls Through

The Funhouse, a popular Queen Anne dive bar and club whose building was sold this year for development, has been unable to ink a deal to move to another space on Queen Anne.

08/23/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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One Question for Sound Transit Board Member Joe McDermott

One question for Joe McDermott.

08/22/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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The Impact of Eliminating the Ride-Free Area

The impact of eliminating Metro's downtown ride-free area, and what the transit agency plans to do about it.

08/17/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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One Question for Reuven Carlyle and Jeanne Kohl-Welles About the Arena

One question on the arena and the 36th District state house race for 36th District legislators Reuven Carlyle and Jeanne Kohl-Welles. Photo via Port of Seattle.

08/14/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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Port Report Predicts Dire Impacts from Proposed Arena

The Port of Seattle issues a report claiming that the proposed arena would have dire implications for the SoDo and Duwamish industrial area.

08/07/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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On the Record: Albro on Coal Trains; O'Brien on What He Needs to See from the Investors

On Record: Albro says the Port can't stop the coal trains and O'Brien says the city needs stronger financial commitments in the arena deal.

08/02/2012 By Josh Feit

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City, DOJ Announce Police Accountability Plan

McGinn and DOJ agree on major police accountability reform.

07/27/2012 By Sarah Gambles

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Friday Jolt: Reuven Carlyle Turns Arena Debate On Its Head

Reuven Carlyle says the city and county negotiated the arena deal with one hand tied behind their back. THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH A QUOTE FROM MAYOR MIKE MCGINN'S OFFICE.

07/27/2012 By Josh Feit