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Monorail campaign support drifting away

The Seattle monorail, built for the World’s Fair in 1962, runs on a one-mile route along Fifth Avenue from Seattle Center to Westlake Center.  Citizen Petition No. 1 would raise money to plan a Ballard-to-West Seattle monorail by imposing a $5 license-tab fee on used vehicles, but it’s questionable whether Century Transportation Committee would be capable of carrying out its mission.

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The Seattle monorail, built for the World’s Fair in 1962, runs on a one-mile route along Fifth Avenue from Seattle Center to Westlake Center. Citizen Petition No. 1 would raise money to plan a Ballard-to-West Seattle monorail by imposing a $5 license-tab fee on used vehicles, but it’s questionable whether Century Transportation Committee would be capable of carrying out its mission.

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