Tag: 2011 budget
Super short answer: No. I have heard (and felt) some uneasiness about the inclusion of so-called alternative transportation funding in the mayor’s proposed budget, which slashes just about every department in the city. Bike Intelligencer posted an interesting reflection after attending the first budget hearing the other night, saying, “With everyone else hurting, we cannot…
The Bicycle Alliance of Washington urges you to show up to the city’s budget hearings and voice your support for complete streets projects. Why? Because these vital projects need funding, and funding is getting cut all over.
A lot of city services will be hit pretty hard if Mayor McGinn’s proposed budget goes through. Among the hardest hit are neighborhood centers, community centers in richer areas, smaller libraries and employees in nearly all departments. But the mayor mentioned complete street approaches as part of maintaining the budget from many angles and stood…