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Stories tagged: Ben Burr Trail


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, noon

Getting There: The curious case of Benjamin Burr

Critics have skewered the unimaginative name of the University District Gateway Bridge. And let’s be honest, “Centennial Trail” does nothing to describe the 61 miles of paved trail that follows …


City Council approves Ben Burr Trail upgrade

The Spokane City Council has approved a $1.1 million contract for widening an extension of the Ben Burr Trail in east Spokane.


Extended MLK Way will connect University District with downtown

This year, the city will complete the second phase of the MLK Way project, which will stretch from Sherman Avenue – the future location of the planned University District bicycle …


Council funds city’s first greenway

The Spokane City Council approved $500,000 for the design and construction of a greenway on Cincinnati Street between Spokane Falls Boulevard and Euclid Avenue.


Paving will give East Central direct road to Spokane core

When it comes to building highways in Spokane, no neighborhood has borne more pavement than East Central. More than 1,000 houses in Spokane were leveled to make way for the …


Spokane begins its construction ‘busy season’

Before you get angry that a section of Northwest Boulevard will be closed for an entire year, count to 10. Actually, count to 43, because that’s how many city of …


Council to consider purchasing key property to finish Ben Burr Trail

Few dare to ride a bike downtown from Spokane’s East Central neighborhood. If the steep hills and freeway crossings weren’t harrowing enough, there’s also no real bike route, unless you …


Ben Burr Trail neighbor wants his street paved

Jason Beasley has lived on East Hills Court for 10 years. For just about as long, he’s unsuccessfully lobbied the city of Spokane to get the street paved all the …


City ready to move forward with Ben Burr Trail project

East Central neighbors showed up at Monday’s meeting of the Planning, Community/Economic Development Committee at City Hall for one agenda point only: an update on the Ben Burr Trail project. …


East Central residents want Ben Burr Trail left unchanged

East Central residents sent a strong message to City Hall on Tuesday evening: They want the Ben Burr Trail, south of Liberty Park, left as it is. The city recently …


Plan to pave part of Ben Burr Trail draws opposition

The East Central Neighborhood Council had a lot of questions for city senior design engineer Dan Buller when he presented the city’s plan for a $1.7 million renovation of the …


East Central neighbors unhappy with trail plans

About 30 East Central neighbors showed up for a presentation about the Ben Burr Trail project Tuesday evening at East Central Community Center. When city senior design engineer Dan Buller …