commented on Here’s Some Stuff the Seattle Times Didn’t Tell You About Bill Bryant
His challenge is to appear moderate to Puget Sound voters while dog-whistling his real values to the GOP base. It's the same strategy McKenna tried and it's not likely to work for Bryant either.
About half the Trump lawn signs in Snohomish county are accompanied by a Bryant sign. (unscientific survey based on places I drive by to go fishing)
commented on After Desiree McCloud's Death, Bike Advocates Demand Changes Near Streetcar Tracks
Streetcar tracks are certainly perilous for cyclists. And Ms McCloud's death is tragic.
But private cars are the real danger to bikers. And streetcars remove them from the road.
I'm sorry for her family's loss but taking it out on transit is wrong headed. Most European cities have extensive street car networks sharing the roads with many more cyclists than we have. These cities are much safer for everyone.
The tracks should be crossed at a 90° angle or as close to that as possible.