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Failed transportation revenue package puts statewide bike funding at risk

On March 13, the Washington State Legislature adjourned with the passage of an 11th-hour supplemental spending plan. The supplemental budget maintains the status quo for statewide bicycle and pedestrian funding for the remainder of this biennium. But, thanks in large … Continue reading

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Transportation Advocacy Day is Thursday, still time to register

Ever wanted to go to Olympia and make sure the legislators understand how important it is to support biking, walking, transit and safe streets? Well, you have a chance Thursday. Sign up for Transportation Advocacy Day and join a crew … Continue reading

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Reminder: Senate Transportation listening tour is in Seattle tonight

The State Senate Transportation Committee’s listening tour is in Seattle tonight. So what should they hear? They need to hear that strong neighborhoods in our state’s towns and cities need streets that are safe to get around on foot and … Continue reading

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Tell the state you support increased funding for biking and walking

State Senate transportation leaders are holding a series of listening meetings across Washington over the next couple weeks to hear from people about what they would like to see from a transportation package. The first meeting is 6 p.m. tomorrow … Continue reading

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Washington’s Safe Routes to School projects brought collisions to zero, program remains underfunded

Had the state legislature passed a proposed transportation package this session, it would likely have included millions of dollars in additional funding for the Safe Routes to School program, which focuses road safety investments near Washington schools. While the ill-fated … Continue reading

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