Safety

Washington State Ride of Silence 2015: Voices for Safety

The black armbands tell you: This is a somber procession. The bicycles tell you: This […]

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If you don’t count, it doesn’t count (bicycling, that is)

Rigorous data collection for bicycling has largely been absent. Washington Bikes is now coordinating with […]

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Action Alert: Take the Next Step to Invest in Our Children

The Senate and House transportation revenue package proposals each take important steps to investing in […]

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We Did It! Dead Red Bill Passes in Legislature – Moves to Governor’s Desk

This morning Substitute Senate Bill (SSB) 5438, aka the Dead Red Bill, was pulled in the […]

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KING 5 Covers Tumwater’s Safety Education Program

While we were all busy putting the final touches on the Washington Bike Summit,  KING […]

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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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Scofflaw Biking Survey (Yeah, We Said It)

We’re not fans of the term “scofflaw” as applied to people on bicycles. It implies […]

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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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