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Walk, bike and transit funding makes it through adjusted state transportation package

Nearly all of the funding for walking, biking and transit projects in the state Democrats’ Move Ahead Washington funding package has made it through to the latest version of the bill. The House and Senate both voted Thursday to approve … Continue reading

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Senate transportation bill now moving through the House includes $1.3 billion for walking and biking safety

As soon as Washington State legislators released their Move Ahead Washington transportation funding proposal earlier this month, it drew a wave of enthusiastic support from transportation organizations across the state. Lee Lambert, Executive Director of Washington Bikes, called the investments … Continue reading

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WA Transportation Secretary: Further freeway expansion is ‘a dead end’

Washington Transportation Secretary Roger Millar argued against further highway expansion during his State of Transportation presentation to the House Transportation Committee this week. Instead, he argued for “a resilient response” to the state’s major challenges, including climate change, inequitable traffic … Continue reading

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WA Bikes: ‘There’s opportunity abound’ in short 60-day state legislative session

State legislators seemed determined to pass a major transportation funding bill during the 2021 session, but the focus on highway spending and backwards ideas like a tax on bicycles ultimately helped stall the effort until the session ran out of … Continue reading

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