Bicycle Colorado

Safe Routes bill passes Senate committees, heads to floor

Colorado State Capitol BuildingOn April 29, the Colorado Senate Transportation Committee passed the Safe Routes to School Act, HB 14-1301, on a 4-0 (1 excused) vote.

It next passed the Senate Appropriations Committee 5-2. And it may be presented as early as tonight in the full Senate. There’s still time today to ask your state senators to support Safe Routes to School.

If you have not yet, please call or email your state senator today and ask for support of House Bill 1301 — Safe Routes to School


  • Enter your home address near the top of
  • Select your senator to see his/her phone and email

  • Ask for support of House Bill 1301
  • Give your name and address so they know you live in their district
  • Tell them that Safe Routes to School is a worthwhile investment in keeping kids safe and improving their health
  • Learn more about the bill and program here
Elected officials say that even five phone calls and emails in support of a bill are a lot! Asking for their support can put the bill on their radar (when it may not be) and show that their constituents want this program in their community.

Safe Routes to School Act path to law

  • Introduced in the House Representatives
  • Passed by the House Transportation Committee
  • Passed by House Appropriations Committee
  • Passed by the House of Representatives
  • Passed by the Senate Transportation Committee
  • Passed in Senate Appropriations Committee
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Bicycle Colorado is a 501(c)3 nonprofit based in Denver. We use advocacy, education and passion to make Colorado one of the most bicycle-friendly states in the nation. We encourage and promote bicycling, increase safety, improve conditions and provide a voice for people who ride bicycles in Colorado. With the support of our members and numerous partnerships across the public and private sector, we’ve made significant strides in improving bicycling since 1992.


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