PRESS RELEASE January 23, 2024For more information, contact: Natalie Lubsen, 703.217.8062, email@example.com New Research Report Shows Disparate Impacts Of Jaywalking Enforcement Across Washington; State Lawmakers Bring Back “Free To Walk” Bill To...
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An overview of our work to end harmful harmful jaywalking enforcement with the Free to Walk coalition.
Statewide data on jaywalking stops confirms disproportionate impact on Black and unhoused individuals
For the first time ever, broad data from jaywalking police stops across the state of Washington is showing conclusively what many people have understood for years: jaywalking enforcement has disproportionate impacts on Black and unhoused community members. Black...
Today, Senator Rebecca Saldaña introduced a bill in the Senate to repeal Washington’s jaywalking laws. SB 5383, “concerning pedestrians crossing and moving along roadways,” would repeal the state law that makes it illegal to cross mid-block and creates provisions that give pedestrians the right to cross where and when it’s convenient and safe. The bill also preempts conflicting local ordinances.
Nearly 1.5 million Washingtonians 18 and under are getting free transit thanks to Move Ahead Washington and its $1.45 billion Transit Support Grant program for agencies that adopt a zero-fare policy for youth.
After a 15-month long battle, the BFT Board has finally put proposals that would reduce agency’s revenue to rest.
Transportation is fundamentally about freedom - freedom to move when and where we want, freedom to choose where we live and work, and freedom to pursue our desires and happiness. Transportation Choices is standing in solidarity with everyone affected by today’s...
King County Metro and Sound Transit recently made changes to fare enforcement. Join us to discuss the new policies and their impact on riders.
Leaders from six organizations issued the following statements ahead of Thursday’s vote by Ben Franklin Transit’s Board of Directors.
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