Transportation

Zeiger legislation to expedite replacement of aging bridges passes House The House of Representatives passed legislation today that would authorize expedited permitting and contracting for replacement work on Washington state's structurally-deficient bridges. Rep. Hans Zeiger introduced House Bill 1219 due to concerns about the condition of the Meridian Street Puyallup Bridge in his own 25th Legislative District. Read More...
Reforms are key to transportation deal, by Rep. Hans Zeiger When it comes to transportation, the Legislature must face two big imperatives: the need to invest in infrastructure, and the need for a more cost-effective state Department of Transportation (WSDOT). The two are completely, absolutely intertwined, and any increase in the gas tax must be accompanied by major reforms. When... Read More...
Zeiger transportation reform bill passes House The House of Representatives took a step toward improving the permitting process for transportation projects in the state of Washington. House Bill 1978 sponsored by Rep. Hans Zeiger would implement a new seven-step permit process for transportation projects that require the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) under the... Read More...
Zeiger introduces transportation reform bills   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 8, 2013 CONTACT: Kurt Hammond, Public Information Officer – (360) 786-7794                  Rep. Hans Zeiger – (360) 786-7968                      Zeiger introduces transportation reform bills Rep. Hans Zeiger introduced two major bipartisan transportation reform bills earlier this week, one to streamline transportation permitting, the other to promote limited... Read More...
Opinion editorial by Rep. Hans Zeiger: Transportation reforms should be legislative priority   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 22, 2013 CONTACT: Kurt Hammond, Public Information Officer – (360) 786-7794                                                           Transportation reforms should be legislative priority By Rep. Hans Zeiger Besides education funding, the biggest issue the Legislature will deal with this session is that of financing our transportation system, from road maintenance... Read More...
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