The Washington State Legislature creates a comprehensive funding package to fund a backlog of needed infrastructure projects and a plan to complete new projects. Funding, derived primarily from an increase in the per-gallon gas tax, will go toward roads, bridges, public transit and multimodal investment, including walking and biking. The bill provides more than $200 million for bicycle and pedestrian projects through 2031. Passed. Read the legislation

Published on 12/19/16

Funding Mechanism: Bill

Topic Area: Cycling, Walking, Dedicated Funding, Transportation, Taxes, Trails

State: Washington

Tags: 2015, Gas tax