Transportation plan can move Washington ahead February 13, 2022

Bicycle commuterAnnmarie Dooley, MD, Washington PSR | The Everett Herald

“Every mile of highway expansion means more children dead in vehicle collisions and a higher number of cardiovascular and preterm births from air pollution,” warned Dr. Annmarie Dooley of Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility, in a release. “The exact opposite is true for every extra mile of bus, rolling, and strolling infrastructure. Biking alone is associated with 40 percent reduction in cardiac and cancer deaths. Where to put transportation funds should be an easy decision for legislators.”

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