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King County Board of Health in favor of repealing bicycle helmet law, but delays vote

Friday, July 23, 2021.    A rider climbs the slight hill on Jose Rizal Bridge in the new bike lane on both sides of the bridge that runs down to King Street connecting Beacon Bill to downtown.   217714

The King County Board of Health signaled its support for repealing the county's bicycle helmet law Thursday, but voted to delay taking formal action until November to address community messaging and outreach.

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