Pointlessness at the Polls, T minus 10 days

-Even a “new” viaduct would include a section of repaired/retrofitted viaduct, says the P-I.

-A fan of a seldom-discussed option, a bridge over Elliott Bay, lays it out in the Times.

-Pro-viaduct commercial, analyzed.

-Anti-viaduct commercial, analyzed.

-Near the end of this councilmember-who’s-leaving profile, West Seattle’s Most Famous ex-State Supreme Court Justice thinks 100,000 people live in WS.

5 Replies to "Pointlessness at the Polls, T minus 10 days"

  • Jason March 3, 2007 (12:22 pm)

    Is 100K accurate? I have no idea; I was just wondering that the other day (only lived here 5 years; Belvidere neighborhood — love it)

  • Kathy March 3, 2007 (12:51 pm)

    Anybody know how many people live in West Seattle? I thought it was around 100,000, maybe 120,000?
    Just Curious

  • Forest March 3, 2007 (2:51 pm)

    I wish the media would stop calling the proposed bridge “over” or “across” Elliott Bay. The actual proposal is for a bridge span above and parallel to the central waterfront, not a bridge crossing Elliott Bay to West Seattle.

  • Administrator March 3, 2007 (4:28 pm)

    78,000 according to the 2000 census. We’ll dig a little harder later to see if we can find anything more current.

  • Katherine March 3, 2007 (6:34 pm)

    It sure seems like 100,000 – and they’re all on Admiral Way during rush hours.

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