Seattle mayor picks "missing link" on Burke-Gilman Trail

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  1. Nickels picks bike trail with 'green line' favored by cyclists

    Full story: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/134638497_burke21m.html

    By Susan Gilmore

    Seattle Times staff reporter

    It's not all they wanted, but Seattle's bicycle community is applauding a proposed route to extend
    the popular Burke-Gilman bicycle trail through Ballard's industrial area.

    Mayor Greg Nickels today is scheduled to announce his preferred route to close the 1.5-mile "missing
    link" from 11th Avenue Northwest to the Ballard Locks, and much of it goes along Shilshole Avenue
    Northwest, the so-called "green line" preferred by bikers.

    The route already has drawn protests from some business owners who say no route along Shilshole
    Avenue is acceptable.

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