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Speaking of Mrs. Parks… (or, I’m a bus chick and I vote, part V)

I was still on my hiatus from blogging on February 4th, but the Bus Fam definitely celebrated our shero’s (would-be) 100th birthday.

And, being the postage nerd that I am, I was first in line at the post office for the commemorative stamp. Here’s the first item I mailed with one.

rosa parks stamp

Fitting, no?

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Tomorrow is primary day!

Candidates, don’t sleep on the bus chick vote. We have more time to fill out our ballots.

A bus chick voting on the 8

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I’m a bus chick and I vote, part IV

Want to know where this fall’s candidates stand on important transportation issues? (Yes, please!) Your friendly neighborhood transit riders’ union‘s got you covered.

Politicians: Don’t sleep on the bus chick vote. We have more time to fill out our ballots.

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I’m a bus chick and I vote, part III

I rarely comment on politics on this blog–in part because I find politics distasteful, and in part because buses welcome everyone, no matter their political persuasion. I’d like my blog to be equally open and inclusive.

But this election is too important for me (or anyone) to remain silent. If you care about transit, smart growth, and the future of our environment, please reflect that in the way you vote.

Proposition 1: YES! (please)

I-985: Absolutely not

Governor: Christine Gregoire
I am disappointed that our governor missed opportunities to show leadership on the viaduct and other crucial …

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I’m a bus chick and I vote, part II

Despite the fact that global warming, energy issues, and the economy are top-of-mind for most voters (the last day for online/mail-in registration is tomorrow, by the way), there’s been precious little talk about public transit in this election. Odds are, it won’t come up in either of the remaining debates, and that’s a shame–especially since campaign coverage focuses more on the “horse race” than on the candidates’ records and ideas.

Thankfully, the Brookings Institution has published a comparison of McCain’s and Obama’s transportation philosophies/policies. It covers, among other things, congestion pricing, the gas tax “holiday,” public …

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I’m a bus chick and I vote

Fellow transit types (and generally concerned citizens),

Want more transit–and more transit-friendly elected officials–in the region? Vote this fall (please). You can register online in less time than you spend waiting for a transfer.

Come on! Do it for Seattle. With no NBA season to look forward to, we’ll need something to celebrate in November.

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Under the wire

Northbound 8, 6:25 PM:

Ballot on bus

Politicians: Don’t sleep on the bus chick vote. We have more time to fill out our ballots.

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