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Neighborhood Safe Streets Bill starts journey through State Legislature

The Neighborhood Safe Streets Bill (AKA the Safe Neighborhood Speeds Bill and the 20’s Plenty Bill) has started its journey through the state legislature as HB 1045. The bill would give municipalities the ability to cut through red tape when … Continue reading

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The neighborhood safe speeds bill has unanimous, bipartisan support

20’s Plenty For Us from Streetfilms on Vimeo. Last year, freshman state Representative Cindy Ryu sponsored a bill that won wide, unanimous and bipartisan support. HB 1217 would allow municipalities to bypass red tape when lowering speed limits on non-arterial … Continue reading

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Is lowering speed limits the key to increased safety on Dexter?

Alan Durning wrote a column for the Seattle Times earlier this week arguing that, in light of Mike Wang’s death and other senseless traffic fatalities in our state, Washington should follow nearby states and provinces by allowing municipalities to lower … Continue reading

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The 20’s Plenty bill is just too polite for this year’s legislature

We reported earlier this week on the quiet death of HB 1217, which would have given municipalities the power to lower non-arterial speed limits to 20 mph. Taking a cue from similar campaigns elsewhere, I have dubbed the bill the … Continue reading

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