Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Transportation Enhancements

Washington state voters passed a ballot initiative Tuesday that will severely limit the state's ability to maintain and expand its vaunted transportation systems.

Seattle Sues To Keep Car Tabs And Save Transit

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Seattle leaders are not wasting any time to stymie a statewide ballot measure voters approved on Tuesday, announcing a lawsuit to block Initiative 976, which could drain tens of billions in transportation funding across the entire state by reducing annual vehicle registration fees. King County Executive Dow Constantine along with Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and […]

Brace Yourself: Here Comes Another Attack on Bike/Ped Funding

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If petty Congressional attacks on bike/ped funding were a drinking game, you’d be drunk by now. And now two House Republicans want to pour you another shot. Reps. Sam Johnson (TX) and Vicky Hartzler (MO) have introduced a bill to eliminate the Transportation Alternatives Program, the largest source of federal funding for biking and walking projects. TAP is today’s curtailed […]