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Bicycle Alliance’s 2013 legislative goals include safe-passing, safe neighborhood streets + more

The 2013 state legislative season is starting to pick up steam, with lawmakers figuring out their alliances and picking committee heads. Meanwhile, advocacy groups of all kinds are putting out their agendas and building support for bills they hope will … Continue reading

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State’s safe street design and neighborhood speed bills make progress

Two bills that give municipalities more tools to make streets safer are making good progress in the state legislature. The Safe Neighborhood Speeds Bill (SHB 1217) is headed to the Senate floor for a final vote after passing the House … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Safe Speeds Bill headed to Senate committee Thursday

The Neighborhood Safe Speeds Bill (SHB 1217) passed the state House 96-0 a few weeks ago, and now it’s starting it’s climb through the Senate. The Senate Transportation Committee is holding a hearing on the bill tomorrow, so now would … Continue reading

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House unanimously passes Neighborhood Safe Speeds Bill

The Neighborhood Safe Speeds Bill (HB 1217) passed the state House 96-0, giving it a huge amount of momentum heading into the Senate. Last year, the bill died in the Senate’s Transportation Committee, but advocates and lawmakers have placed added … Continue reading

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Bicycle Alliance: Why the Neighborhood Safe Speeds Bill should pass

We have written several times in support of HB-1217 (now SHB-1217), which passed the House with unanimous, bipartisan support 92-0 last year before dying in a Senate committee. The Neighborhood Safe Speeds Bill would simply give municipalities the option of … Continue reading

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