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Complete streets bill passes House and Senate

The complete streets grant bill, HB 1071, passed the Senate yesterday 29-19. The bill needs a concurrence vote to settle differences in the Senate a House versions, then should go to the governor to be signed into law. With this … Continue reading

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Vulnerable Users Bill gets a flat, but luckily we have a spare tube – UPDATED

HB 1339 has officially passed away in committee. But have no fear, the House has a spare Vulnerable Users Bill in its legislative pannier (as well as a canister of political CO2… okay, its an imperfect analogy). SB 5326 just … Continue reading

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Still not convinced of the benefits of complete streets?

SDOT published a post on their blog with great before and after shots of the redesigned intersection at 15th Ave S and S Lander St. Sited a block from the light rail station, the intersection’s former design can be seen … Continue reading

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Two complete streets bills in Olympia this year

Complete streets are easier to cross on foot. They are safer for biking. They also reduce the number of car crashes, especially the rate of injury-causing higher speed wrecks. Basically, complete streets are about creating streets designed for people. Two … Continue reading

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