In New Business, Senators MONROE, ATKINSON, BURDICK, MORSE, PROZANSKI, and TELFER, introduced the a bill to establish the "Nonmotorized Vehicle Transportation Fund," Senate Bill 635, which would fund bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, and work towards making nonmotorized transportation a first-class citizen like motorized transportation.
Senate Bill 267 - no change
Senate Bill 276 - no change
Senate Bill 291 - no change
Senate Bill 292 - no change
House Bill 2106 - Now in the Senate Finance and Revenue committee
House Bill 2120 - Hearings scheduled for the 2nd and 4th of March
House Bill 2681 - no change
House Bill 2690 - no change
Details on Hearings for HB 2120, Governor Kulongoski's "Jobs and Transportation Act":
Date: Monday-March 2 and Wednesday-March 4
Time: 1:00 P.M., both days
Room: HR D, both days
The committee will hear from invited speakers only.
On Monday the speakers will be:
Matthew Garrett - Director, Oregon Department of Transportation
Chris Warner, Hans Bernard - Governor's Office
On Wednesday, the speakers will be representatives from "stakeholder groups," whom I believe include the BTA.
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