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After Monday's meeting, council vice-chair Hague stated that a pedestrian trail represented “the first opportunity” for the county's new real estate. She termed that option “the most effective for our public dollars.” She seemed less than overjoyed, just the same, at Kirkland's timeline for ripping out its tracks.
“It would be wonderful if they were willing to hold off a bit until the planning process and the stakeholder process are completed, but we'll deal with it either way. I think the planning process is looking more at the long-term capital investments.”
“There's definitely some sort of economic value to be gained by having an excursion train go from Bellevue, but with Kirkland tearing up the tracks, that's not an option,” she added.
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