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Governor Inslee: Stop the connector | Guest View


Last updated 5/24/2019 at Noon

Aseem Prakash

Editor’s note: Aseem Prakash is a professor at the University of Washington and director of the Center for Environmental Politics. He wrote the following letter to Gov. Jay Inslee as a resident of Edmonds. It is published here with permission.

The state legislature’s 2019-21 transportation budget has appropriated $6.2 million to build a one-lane overpass, or waterfront connector, over the railway tracks to connect Edmonds' Sunset Avenue North with the Brackett’s Landing beach.

I seek your intervention to halt this misguided and environmentally destructive project

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