Safe Streets Bill Gets Rolling
Its been a great week for complete streets!
On Wednesday, Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV) suggested that Congress should encourage Complete Streets to ensure cost-effective use of transportation dollars to lower the stress on the Highway Trust fund.
View Rep. Richard Hanna’s (R-NY) remarks at 48:30 and Titus’s at 1:27:10.
Today she joined as a co- sponsor of HR 2468 The Safe Streets Act. And not just Representative Titus — Reps. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), Michael Grimm (R-NY) and Delegate Eleanor Norton Holmes (D-DC) all joined original Sponsor Representatives Doris Matsui (D-CA) and David Joyce (R-OH).
If passed, this bill would ensure our nation’s roadways are built with all users in mind – including bicyclists, public transportation vehicles and riders, motorists and pedestrians of all ages and abilities.
You can read more of our analysis of the bill and its path ahead in Congress here.