Missing Link construction delayed yet again

The saga of the Missing Link of the Burke-Gilman Trail continues, with a ruling yesterday that delays construction through Ballard. Following an appeal hearing last week, King County Judge Samuel Chung has sided with the Ballard Coalition, who have been fighting against a Shilshole alignment for the trail. The Coalition argues that the trail’s impact on […]

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With decision expected any day, Missing Link advocates plan event

Ballard’s long-running battle over the Missing Link may be nearing a conclusion. Last month the Seattle Hearing Examiner heard another appeal from the Ballard Coalition, a collection of businesses challenging SDOT’s environmental impact statement that clears the way for the trail to run along industrial Shilshole Ave. (above). Last week attorneys for SDOT, Cascade Bicycle […]

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Farmers Market concerned about Ballard Ave “missing link” option

Organizers of Ballard Farmers Market have expressed concern over one of the proposed options presented in SDOT’s recently released plans to complete the Burke-Gilman Trail. To complete the much talked about Burke Gilman trail “missing link”, SDOT has proposed four possible routes including one that runs up Ballard Ave, that, if chosen, has the potential to have a devastating […]

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