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Email Us Your Questions for City Inside/Out!

Hello, Councilmembers Bruce Harrell, Sally Bagshaw and I will be a guests on the March Edition of City Inside/Out. Email us your questions for by Thursday, March 13th. I look forward to hearing from you! Tom

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Why I Support Innovation in Transportation Services

From Tom Rasmussen | February 28, 2014 During the last year, three new popular transportation service companies began operating in Seattle: UberX, Sidecar, and Lyft (pink mustache).  These new services called “transportation network companies” (TNCs) appear to be successful in our city, both from a demand and customer satisfaction perspective. I am very supportive of […]

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You Are Invited!

Join me for the Honorary Naming Ceremony of 19th Avenue between Madison and Union streets to the “Rev. Dr. S. McKinney Avenue”. Celebrate Community Committent to Social Justice on Sunday, March 2, 2014, 1pm. I am honored to co-sponsor this event with Councilmember Bruce Harrell. I look forward to seeing you there!    

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I’ll Be Appearing on the Seattle Channel This Month!

Be sure to summit your questions or comments to: http://www.seattlechannel.org/CouncilEdition/ Then watch the Seattle Channel, Tuesday, December 17th at 7:30pm when Councilmembers Bruce Harrell, Richard Conlin and myself discuss current issues and answer your questions on City Inside/Out:Council Edition. I look forward to hearing from you! Tom

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Southeast Seattle Senior Center-LGBTQ Reception

Tell your friends about the Southeast Seattle Senior Center (SESSC)-LGBTQ Reception on Thursday, October 25th-6:00 pm – 8:00pm There will be a small party with entertainment and refreshments, to welcome the SESSC LGBTQ neighbors. Adults of all ages are welcome, the SESSC wants to facilitate the forming of community among their LGBTQ neighbors, especially older adults, […]

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We need your help! Washington State Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project

2013 Call for Volunteers WSDOT and the Cascade Bicycle Club are enlisting the support of volunteers and other organizations, like FeetFirst and the Bicycle Alliance of Washington, to benchmark the numbers of people bicycling and walking on trails, bike lanes, sidewalks, and other facilites across the state on October 1, 2 and 3, 2013. Counts will be assembled from all over […]

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A Few Words on Whole Foods

“The petitions [from the developers] have been going through for nine months or a year. The city council has developed pretty specific provisions in the municipal code in terms of what the process is, and the reason for that is that in years past, alley vacations were given pretty haphazardly, at the whim of chair […]

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Seattle Children’s makes $500,000 grant to Puget Sound Bike Share

Seattle Children’s Hospital recently announced a $500,000 grant to Puget Sound Bike Share. The grant will provide adult helmets at future bike-share stations in the Seattle area. Seattle Children’s is the first major Seattle-area employer to invest in the program, which has received $1.75 million in state and federal grants. Puget Sound Bike Share is a […]

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The American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3)

          If you had the opportunity to save a life, would you do it?  The opportunity is today. And it could take as little as two minutes. We need your help!  The Great West is steeped in recruiting enrollees for CPS-3.  Whether it is an enrollment at a Relay site, in […]

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Thank you Robin Gueverra!

The Seattle City Council presented Robin Gueverra with a Certificate of Thanks for her 38 years volunteering for the School Traffic Safety Committee which  has existed – since 1975. The Committee was established in 1975 to improve traffic safety for all of Seattle’s school children. The active coordination of school, transportation, and traffic enforcement professionals […]

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