Photo: Craig WebbCross-posted from Sightline's Daily Score blog. Back in October, I started noticing the accusation that Seattle is waging a "war on cars" was popping up an awful lot in the local press, and in suspicious ways. On its face, the charge that Seattle is waging a war on cars is pretty silly. After all, that the bulk of the city’s political leaders support two car-centric megaprojects -- the 520 bridge and the Alaskan Way tunnel -- that will cost in the range of $7 billion, depending on how you do the counting. And the evidence marshaled in support …
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Eric de Place is a senior researcher at Sightline Institute, a Seattle-based sustainability think tank, working on promoting smart policy decisions for the Pacific Northwest. Visit http://daily.sightline.org/blog/ to read more on Sightline's blog.
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