Councilmember O’Brien: Burke-Gilman Trail Ruling Paves the Way to Complete Ballard’s ‘Missing Link’

Councilmember Mike O’Brien (District 6, Northwest Seattle), Chair of the Council’s Sustainability and Transportation Committee, issued the following statement after the Hearing Examiner ruled in favor of the City of Seattle and the Department of Transportation:

“At last we can move forward to complete the missing link of the Burke-Gilman Trail.  I’m excited to finally see this project through to fruition with an alignment that makes sense for pedestrians, bicyclists, cars and trucks.  I look forward to Mayor Durkan and SDOT taking quick action to complete the Burke-Gilman, providing a safer pedestrian and bicycle connector between Fremont and the Ballard Locks.”

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Dana Robinson Slote, Council Communications, 206-615-0061