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The 2012 session starts on Monday. Lawmakers, lobbyists, advocates and citizens are planning for a very tough session. A huge budget shortfall still needs to be addressed, while lawmakers look for ways to stimulate our economy for a turn around. The big issues of the session will be the operating budget, job creation, gay marriage, and potentially, transportation revenue.
Happy New Year! At Transportation Choices we are jumping right into 2012 with both feet. With the Legislative session right around the corner, this is the time of the year we need you as an engaged advocate.
The Connecting Washington taskforce recommends a 10 year investment package of $21 billion, which will come from a variety of revenue resources, including; the gas tax, weight fees, emission fees, and a variety of local options. The proportionality of how the revenue will be spent is yet to be negotiated, but the group agreed that operations and maintenance should be the number one priority for investment, fix it first.
Breaking news, Sound Transit announced today that it has secured $10 Million TIGER III Dollars for the South 200th Light Rail expansion project
Our holiday parties are this week! Tonight in Seattle and Thursday in Tacoma. Read on for more info.
I will be updating you of the Olympia highlights, every Friday on “Choice Words”, with the schedule for the following week, actions to be taken, and interesting transportation related events at the capitol. Kicking it off this week, here are a few things to watch as the special session ends and the regular session begins.
TCC members can take advantage of a great new benefits package!
Our latest installment from Zef Wagner on what is going on with transit in Portland. This article looks at plans that TriMet has for bus rapid transit (BRT)
Final wrap up of this year's election.
The long awaited TCC 2012 legislative agenda is here.
Live blog from last night's election results
Transportation Choices Coalition is working with a coalition of businesses, advocates, and policy makers that want to attract peer to peer car sharing companies and services to WA state. TCC will support legislation in Olympia this year to attract these companies through no cost policy tweaks.
Fill out the State transportation survey. What better way spend a cold, rainy weekend!
This is our latest installment in our series "Portland Transit Authority".
One Bus Away is Here to Stay
The Washington Department of Commerce has released a draft State Energy Strategy and transportation advocates should care about it!
Join us in endorsing Proposition One for safer streets and better transit in Seattle this November!
Welcome to TCC 2.0! You may have noticed that we have a new look: a new logo and a new website.
Thanks to the efforts of thousands of bus riders just like you, the King County council voted to save Metro from devastating cuts.