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Forewarned and Forearmed

“Red Letter Day” comes to us from the Medieval Age with multiple meanings – some good, bad. That’s why today, Wednesday, April 23 qualifies as one. The day includes one of six weekday daytime games that will take place at Safeco Field during the 2014 Major League Baseball season. For some, it will be a [...] Continue Reading

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SODO Tragedies

I was run over in SODO last summer during a TV interview about SODO traffic and the proposal to build an NBA arena. The interview took place on the sidewalk east of 1st Avenue South near Safeco Field. As we talked, a north-bound truck sideswiped a car in the right hand lane, knocking it onto [...] Continue Reading

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Is SODO Transportation Bugging You?

If so, speak up at a community forum, Tuesday, April 16, 3:30-5 p.m. in the School Board auditorium at the Stanford Center of the Seattle Public Schools,  2445 3rd Avenue South. Or, you can fill out the survey. The input will be incorporated into a report about SODO community transportation priorities that will be submitted [...] Continue Reading

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New Du Commute

Metro passengers and drivers alike continue to have problems with the new Metro bus service. Commuters are having troubles with bus signs, bus exits, revised routes, seating capacity and even catching the bus. If you take the bus in SODO or Georgetown, continue reading for a smoother commute. Continue Reading

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Charlie’s Winners

The Duwamish TMA has given away 6 $50 Chevron and ORCA cards since September 4th. The first two winners were employees of Charlie’s Produce. Continue Reading

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Get Aways & Kindles

Rideshare Online carpoolers are eligible for a free Kindle Fire or a three-day get away if they participate in a carpool or vanpool twice within any one-week period between Monday, August 13, and Saturday, September 15. Continue Reading

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Lander Street Overpass: A NoGo

In a meeting on June 22 with the industrial business community, Mayor Mike McGinn offered his view that he would probably not support construction of the Lander Street Overpass in north SODO, even if the city had the money to build it. Continue Reading

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The Du Bus Expert

John Williams, a favorite Du operator, has been driving the bus in the Duwamish since 1991. Get some advice and meet your bus-riding driver! Continue Reading

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Proposed Bus Route Changes

King County Metro is restructuring bus service come September 2012. Check out the proposed changes that effect commuters in the Duwamish. Continue Reading

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Smoothing a Bumpy Road

Thanks to a program called “Grow Seattle” there’s nothing remarkable anymore about the once pothole-choked Fidalgo Street between 1st and 4th Avenues in Georgetown. Continue Reading