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Tag: SLU

Urban Politics #245: City Wide Streetcar Network

January 8th, 2008

Today the Transportation Committee had a briefing from SDOT, Marni
Heffron, a City hired consultant, the Streetcar Alliance and Anne Vernez
Moudon, a consultant to them from the University of Washington Urban
Form Lab. Both consultants produced reports. All presenters at the table
were in agreement that the expansion of a Streetcar system would benefit
Seattle.

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Urban Politics #237: Funding the SLU Streetcar

June 26th, 2007

This Monday (6/25/07) the Full Council voted 7-1 (Steinbrueck excused absence) in favor of Council Bill 115917 which provides a financing plan for the operation of the South Lake Union streetcar, and approves an agreement with King County Metro to operate the streetcar. I cast the “no” vote.

I had written in great detail about this legislation in the last UP #236. What follows is a much briefer description of how I see this particular project fitting into the larger picture of providing good transportation services in Seattle.

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Urban Politics #236: SLU Streetcar Update

June 18th, 2007

On June 12, the Council’s Transportation Committee voted 4-1 (Drago, Godden, Rasmussen, Steinbrueck, v. Licata) in favor of Council Bill 115917, which provides a financing plan for the operation of the South Lake Union (SLU) streetcar, and approves an agreement with King County Metro to operate the streetcar. I cast the ‘no’ vote. The Council will likely vote on this bill at our June 25th Full Council meeting.

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Urban Politics #153: South Lake Union Development

April 25th, 2003

The South Lake Union neighborhood is scheduled for hundreds of millions of dollars of public investment in the expectation that there will be a return on that investment in the form of additional jobs and additional revenue to the city.

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