SB 720 Requires the Department of Transportation to provide full consideration for bicyclists, pedestrians, disabled persons, and transit users in its plans, programs, and projects
Sponsor: Bray
LR Number: 4114S.01I Fiscal Note: 4114-01N.ORG
Committee: Transportation
Last Action: 1/19/2010 - Second Read and Referred S Transportation Committee Journal Page: S130
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2010

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SB 720 - This act requires the Department of Transportation's plans, programs, and projects to provide full consideration for the safety and contiguous routes for bicyclists, pedestrians, disabled persons, and transit users of all ages and abilities. Bicycle and pedestrian ways must be given full consideration in the planning and development of transportation facilities by the department, including their incorporation into state plans and programs.

This act is identical to HB 642 (2009).

STEPHEN WITTE