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Seattle Waterfront Loop study funded in House Transportation plan

Four bus routes in 36th District carrying nearly 11 million riders a year also included OLYMPIA – The House Transportation committee approved a revenue package last night that includes $500,000 for the Seattle Waterfront Loop Feasibility Study, a project championed by Rep. Gael Tarleton (D-Ballard). The waterfront loop study would finalize the design of a fully contiguous loop from Shilshole Bay Marina to West Seattle. “A vibrant waterfront is key to a growing economy and connecting communities in Seattle,” said … Continue reading

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Seattle Times Article – State Dems, GOP not far apart on transportation plan

State Dems, GOP not far apart on transportation plan Originally published April 13, 2015 at 12:13 pm Updated April 13, 2015 at 7:47 pm State House Democrats released a transportation plan Monday that is similar to the Republican proposal that already passed the Senate, funding projects with an 11.7-cent boost in the gas tax. “This project list is not all that different from what we had passed out of the House in 2013,” said Rep. Jessyn Farrell, D-Seattle. By Joseph … Continue reading

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Rep. Morris praises 40th district projects in House transportation proposal

OLYMPIA – Rep. Jeff Morris (D-Mount Vernon) said the transportation revenue proposal unveiled by the House Transportation Committee today recognizes the vital project needs in the 40th legislative district. In total, the revenue proposal includes $39.9 million for seven projects in the district. “I’m pleased to see many of the transportation needs in the 40th district are being addressed in the House revenue package,” Morris said. “I’m particularly glad to see $3.5 million set aside for the Guemes Channel Trail. … Continue reading

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House Transportation proposal funds needed Spokane projects

OLYMPIA – Upon announcement of the House Transportation Budget today, Representative Marcus Riccelli, D-Spokane, released the following statement: “I am extremely honored to be a part of Representative Clibborn’s transportation revenue cabinet and to have had the opportunity to advocate for a package that will help our farmers, manufacturers and other businesses thrive by making it easier and cheaper to get their goods to market. “It’s time we start addressing the congestion and connectivity issues that are holding us back. … Continue reading

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House Releases Updated Transportation Revenue Package

House Democrats have released a new plan for transportation revenue and investment, making a handful of changes to the proposal they passed two years ago and setting up a new round of negotiations with the Senate. “A robust, modern transportation system is critical to our economy and our quality of life here in Washington,” said Transportation Chair Judy Clibborn (D-Mercer Island). “This package will create jobs, combat traffic congestion, and connect the communities of our state together.” “This package builds … Continue reading

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