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Willie Weir : March 3rd, 2012

Seattle’s Pedestrian Friendly AMTRAK Station?

I’ve written before about our unfortunate AMTRAK station in Seattle. It has been going through renovations at a glacial pace. And someday, it will be a shining example of alternate transportation. Maybe.

But in the meantime. Wow.

I was coming out of the lobby this evening, after having paid for a couple of [...]

Willie Weir : February 15th, 2012

Bicycle Breakfasts

If you don’t have the time to spare for a extended bike trip, you can get loads of inspiration on Bike Overnights.org.

But sometimes you can’t even afford an overnight. That’s the time to head out on a bike breakfast.

Kat and I did this just last week. A glorious weekend morning with sunny blue [...]

Kat Marriner : September 1st, 2010

Driving Day

Less than a week before lift-off and the list of errands to run and things to do grows each day. Waking to cold rain, I thought today was the day to play the “get out of jail free” card and borrow my neighbor’s car. I’ve had her keys for a week while she is out [...]

Willie Weir : December 23rd, 2009

Christmas Tree Delivery

Wide load

It is amazing what you can strap on to the back rack of a bicycle.

Willie Weir : July 29th, 2009

Give it Up: An open letter to my local and state representatives

Mayor Nickels–give it up. Seattle City Council members. You too. As well as King County Council members, Governor Gregoire, State representatives and ALL candidates for the above offices.

I’m talking about your car. For a week. Just a week.

You see, my wife and I answered the call to help the region and the [...]

Willie Weir : July 23rd, 2009

Transit for the Next Generation

I don’t know who this little girl is. I took her photo riding on the Light Rail opening in Seattle. The line is 14 miles from downtown to the airport. This region should have so much more public transit. But we’ve hemmed and hawed and debated and voted … and voted again.