Author Archives: Blake Trask

Washington Bikes 2016 Ballot Measure Endorsements Released

You’re celebrating the election of a bicycle-champion official. You’re biking down a newly installed protected […]

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2016 Legislative Session Recap

The 2016 state legislative session represented a time to assess and solidify gains following the […]

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2016 Washington Bikes Legislative Agenda

Washington Bikes’ 2016 Legislative Agenda seeks to protect historic investments in biking, support distracted driving […]

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Congress Passes FAST Act and Representative Larsen Leads

On Friday, President Obama signed into law the FAST Act, a 5-year transportation reauthorization  bill. […]

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John Wayne Pioneer Trail – New Opportunities to Make Your Voice Heard

Whether you support the John Wayne Pioneer Trail for its recreation opportunities, economic impact to […]

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Take Action: Tell Congress Biking & Trails are Priorities in WA

Today the U.S. House of Representatives officially kicks off debate on the chamber’s long-term highway and […]

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It’s up to you (Seattle voters)

The fate of the Let’s Move Seattle Levy (Proposition 1), which replaces the expiring Bridging the Gap […]

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So does $100 million make Colorado the best state for biking?

Last month, Governor Hickenlooper promised a $100 million investment to make Colorado the best state for biking. […]

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Briefing: John Wayne Pioneer Trail

A vigorous conversation over the eastern stretch of the John Wayne Pioneer Trail sparks new […]

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Rep. Rick Larsen Leads House to Protect Transportation Alternatives Funding

Today Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-2) led all US House of Representatives Democrats on the Transportation […]

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