On Tuesday, March 7, the full Senate voted 27 to 8 in favor of Senate Bill 1121, thanks to YOUR strong showing of support! Sen. Bert Brackett (R), Rogerson, carried the bill, which will establish a statewide Safe Routes to School Program to improve the health and safety of school children. SB 1121 will now move to a House Committee for a possible […]
After years of preparation, we finally had a hearing that is one of the first steps in making Idaho streets safer for school children, and all other road users too. And thanks to YOU, all that hard work paid off because we made it through an important hurdle in the legislative process! On Wednesday, March 2, the Senate […]
This Thursday, March 2 at 1:30 p.m. the Senate Transportation Committee is hearing a bill to establish a statewide Safe Routes to School Program to improve the health and safety of school children. Email them today using this handy form and ask them to support SB 1121. You can also call or email the Senators […]
Feb. Newsletter: We Have a Bill for Safe Routes to School Funding, Share YOUR Love for walking and biking, Youth Lobby Day recap, and more! Read it online now.
The Safe Routes to School – Healthy Kids Campaign, led by Idaho Walk Bike Alliance and the American Heart Association, is at a very exciting stage of the legislative process. We will have a Senate Transportation Committee hearing on Senate Bill 1121 on Thursday, March 2 at 1:30 p.m. and then–hopefully–move quickly to the next stages. But […]
Idaho Walk Bike Alliance is closely following developments on legislation pertaining to walking and bicycling safety to keep our members informed. Read the latest legislative update of the session now. This update covers: a bill to designate state funding for Safe Routes to School electric bike legislation crossing guards hybrid cars non-motorized transportation users on […]