Here’s some depressing news; a Spokane-area delegation on its annual pilgrimage to Olympia got a consistently downbeat message this week: Don’t expect money for new programs or projects.
Here’s an article about it from the Spokesman-Review.
SRTC’s Transportation Manager Glenn Miles is on that trip. I haven’t heard anything from him yet specifically about the trip. Anyone got two cents to put in about this?
I can't be any cheerier on the money and projects side. It would be great if people would stay engaged on some of the policy issues that can help make it safer for all street users, like the Vulnerable User Bill being worked on by Cascade Bicycle Club and others: http://publicola.net/?p=22831
There's also an effort that has to do with how WSDOT allocates funds (described in that same post).
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Thanks for the update Barb. It's kind of a scary time right now. Thanks for reminding people to stay engaged though, that's what it takes to get things done. Especially in times like this.