Senate prioritizes environment with Move Ahead Washington

OLYMPIA– On Tuesday, the Senate passed Move Ahead Washington, SB 5974, an investment in our community and our environmental health. “We know that transportation is one of biggest carbon-emitting sectors in our state,” said Sen. Joe Nguyen (D-White Center). “This package responds to the climate crisis and makes brave investments in maintenance and preservation, including investments in multimodal with transit, high-speed rail, and ferries. This package invests in a future in which we have prioritized the health and wellbeing of our communities, locally and globally.” Move Ahead Washington is a $16 billion, 16-year, transportation investment package with unprecedented investments and additions to previous investments to reduce carbon, increase multimodal options for community members, and provide equitable, safe and affordable transit options. Move ...

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