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Joe Szilagyi 1
This clown is one of the #1 reasons to support district elections for the Council. It will likely get rid of him.
Posted by Joe Szilagyi on October 2, 2012 at 4:53 PM · Report this
Will in Seattle 2
@1 not necessarily. His area has high support for him, or at least it did last time I doorbelled it.
Posted by Will in Seattle on October 2, 2012 at 5:01 PM · Report this
roddy 4
The current Montlake Bridge is a thing of beauty on par with the Tower Bridge, the Brooklyn Bridge. The Montlake Bridge, especially when viewed from the cut, is gorgeous. It would be an total shame to maul it by placing a brutalist modern structure right next to it. I would implore my city council to find a solution to the traffic issues that doesn't destroy one of most beautiful man-made structures in the region.
Posted by roddy on October 2, 2012 at 6:46 PM · Report this
@4, it sure is gorgeous. The Council's been against adding another for a very long time, but since it's the state's decision they want to influence the state as much as possible away from it while they still can. By contrast, the state had already made its viaduct decision by the time Nelson/Nygaard's earlier report came out. That's the main reason it didn't have much of a chance to influence anybody at the time. Also, thought a good report, it was embraced eagerly by the same folks who'd run their surface/transit plan into the ground, which did not add to its cachet.
Posted by gloomy gus on October 2, 2012 at 8:06 PM · Report this
They should just add outrigger lanes on the Montlake Bridge like they did on the University Bridge, back before I-5 opened when they needed the capacity. This wouldn't effect the visual profile and would increase capacity by 50 percent. A good workable compromise, methinks.
Posted by Citizen R on October 2, 2012 at 9:45 PM · Report this
south downtown 7
And Conlin lies, and is a pompous bully.

Will be glad to see him gone.
Posted by south downtown on October 3, 2012 at 8:46 AM · Report this
The only thing Conlin is guilty of is crossing the New Urbanist mafia's Party Line. It's not hard to do.
Posted by hmmmmm on October 3, 2012 at 9:26 AM · Report this
Conlin has done everything the "new urbanists" want him to do.
Posted by Wing It on October 3, 2012 at 10:46 AM · Report this

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