Tuesday, March 17, 2009

How Does Washington Support Bicycling & Walking?

Wondering how Washington has encourages and supports non-motorized transportation? A new report published by the National Conference of State Legislators shows how state legislatures have proactively supported bicycling and walking as transportation choices. Here's a link to the National Conference of State Legislators website and that report.

2 comments:

Barb Chamberlain said...

You can only see the report if you're a legislator or staff. General public has to pay. Can you ask Sen. Marr's office to get a copy you can make available?

@BarbChamberlain
@Bike2WrkSpokane

SRTC Staff said...

I'm all over it Barb. I realized that yesterday afternoon when I finally got time to read through the whole thing. I guess I need to look before I blog in the future :) thanks!

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