WA Group: Stop Focusing on Transportation Mega-Projects, Think Locally

  • Author: Eric Tegethoff
  • Source: Public News Service
  • Date: 02/13/2020

"Instead of expanding highways, Washington state leaders should focus on local challenges to transportation, one group says.

Feet First, an Evergreen State group that promotes walkable communities, says while the state has added Interstate highway lanes, local maintenance has been neglected.

And it maintains, the neglect could make communities more dangerous. In the past decade, pedestrian deaths in the state have doubled.

John Stewart, vice president of the board of Feet First, says Washington state's priorities have changed in the past few decades."

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