Jaywalking reform fails to move forward, but there’s still important work to be done.
Dispatch From Olympia
In Olympia we work with state legislative champions to pass policies and protect and grow investments for transit, walking and biking across the state. We bring together environmental, social justice and health partners to ensure policies are holistic and equitable. Major priorities include growing the multimodal account, supporting transit agencies and ensuring an equity lens is used for transportation policy development.
Email your senator to help jaywalking reform get out of the Senate by February 13.
Help ensure Free to Walk keeps moving by emailing members of the Senate Transportation Committee.
Important cutoff dates are coming. Help ensure Free to Walk keeps moving and take action on other bills we support.
Take action on jaywalking reform, learn about the Climate Commitment Act, and more.
This week, we’re excited to support bills focused on gas price transparency and expanding the kinds of transportation a border fuel tax can fund.
Welcome to our weekly Dispatch from Olympia and the first day of the 2024 WA State Legislative Session! We’ll post an update early each week and provide highlights about what’s happening in the Washington Legislature, including upcoming events, the status of bills we’re tracking, and ways to take action.
2023 Final Dispatch From Olympia: TCC’s Wrap-Up of the 2023 Legislative Session – The legislature concluded its most recent hybrid session on April 24th. This session saw members highlight housing, safety, climate, and enforcement issues and the passage of a $13.4 billion transportation budget that kept the promises made by the historic Move Ahead WA transportation package.
Last week, the opposite house cutoff was April 12th, which means we’re wrapping up the 2023 session. The last day, Sine Die, will be on April 23rd. We will share a legislative recap after Sine Die, highlighting our top takeaways from session.Bills will be conferenced...
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