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Left turn lanes in Phinney, Greenwood explained

In the Seattle Times’ Bumper to Bumper column today, a neighborhood resident asked why there’s no left-turn arrows from N. 80th St. onto Greenwood Avenue, and from Phinney Ave. N. east onto N. 65th St., two of the busiest intersections in the neighborhood.
Seattle Department of Transportation explains in the column that a left-turn arrow will be installed at N. 80th and Greenwood Avenue, but not until next year. And SDOT says the Phinney and 65th intersection doesn’t meet standards for a dedicated left-turn signal.
Read the full column here.