Tag Archives: Senate

Transpo bill cuts Safe Routes, bicycle funding

It appears the rumors about California Senator Barbara Boxer caving to Republican pressure are at least partially true: The final product of a conference committee drafting the next Federal transportation funding bill cuts spending on the Safe Routes to School program and Transportation Enhancements.

Joe Simitian To Outlaw Pandas

California 11th Senate District Senator Joe Simitian from San Mateo County, California, could outlaw certain so-called “Panda Portraits” with Senate Bill 1310, which would ban the use of electronic wireless communication devices while riding a bicycle.

California legislative update

Mid August 2011 update of what’s going on in the California legislature of issues that might be of interest to cyclists.