Welcome to the second week of the 2023 Washington State Legislative Session!

On Monday, Sen. Saldaña dropped a bill to repeal Washington’s jaywalking laws. Transportation Choices Coalition spearheaded the “Free to Walk Washington” campaign that led to the legislation and is joined by a diverse coalition of 21 organizations. Read more about the bill and how you can get involved below! 

We’re also launching our 2023 Week of Action on Monday, January 30th, and we want YOU to join us! Our lineup includes virtual events and actions you can participate in to support our 2023 Legislative Agenda to increase transportation equity and safety for all Washingtonians. You can learn more about this year’s events and how you can get involved here.

What’s coming up

What happened last week

The Senate Transportation Committee heard the Governor’s proposed budget, the State of Transportation update from WSDOT, and an update on the Climate Commitment Act and clean fuel standards. You can view past agendas and meetings here.

The House Transportation Committee heard about the future of Washington’s airport infrastructure, Ultra High Speed Rail, service updates for Amtrak, the Governor’s proposed budget, and received the “State of Transportation” update from WSDOT. You can view past agendas and meetings here.

Ride on!

– Transportation Choices

Before you go, be sure to check out our 2023 Bill Tracker, where you can see all the bills we’re supporting and opposing this year and their statuses. 

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