Legislature

Washington Bike Summit 2015: Statewide Bike Conference a Sell-Out Crowd

We capped registration, then pushed the cap, then pushed it some more. An event we […]

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SSB 5438 Update: “Dead Red” Bill Passes House Transportation Committee

Last night Substitute Senate Bill (SSB) 5438, which provides bicycle riders a safe and reasonable […]

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Be a citizen lobbyist for a day: Transportation Advocacy Day 2015!

Held in conjunction with the Washington Bike Summit, Transportation Advocacy Day 2015 is about advocating […]

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Olympia Update: SSB 5438 – Faulty Traffic Signals Bill – Moves Forward

Today Substitute Senate Bill (SSB) 5438 was pulled in the Senate Rules Committee. Next this […]

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Senate Transportation Revenue Package – A Good Start to Grow Bicycling Statewide

Washington Bikes testifies today in support of the Washington State Senate transportation revenue package. The […]

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SB 5724: Safe Routes to School Now and Into the Future

Washington Bikes priority legislation to create a federal and state funding floor for Safe Routes […]

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SB 5656: Strengthening Washington’s Distracted Driving Laws

By request of the Washington Traffic Safety Commission, Senator Ann Rivers (R-La Center) introduced legislation […]

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Olympia Update: HB 1057 – Mopeds in Bike Lanes & Trails

One of the first bills heard in the 2015 Legislative Session sought to allow mopeds […]

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SB 5438 – Updating State Law to Accommodate for Faulty Traffic Signal Detection

Legislation introduced yesterday in the Washington State Senate provides a safe and reasonable procedure to […]

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WSDOT Report: Bike/Ped and Safe Routes to School Projects up for State Funding in 2015-17

WSDOT’s Bicycle and Pedestrian and Safe Routes to School Grant project lists indicate that less […]

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