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USDOT’s Current RAISE Funding Opportunity Is Best Chance Yet to Secure Big Investments in Connected, Safe Walking and Biking Routes
February 08, 2022
This round of RAISE funding promises to be your best chance yet to secure $5 million to $25 million to build your trail and other active-transportation connections.
Indianapolis Cultural Trail | Photo by TrailLink user lunariver
National Roadway Safety Strategy Marks A Critical Turning Point
February 03, 2022
USDOT’s National Roadway Safety Strategy marks a critical turning point in how we address the tragic rate of serious injury and deaths.
W&OD Trail | Courtesy VDOT
Federal Grants RAISE the Bar for Active Transportation Investments
November 23, 2021
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced nearly $1 billion in RAISE grants this cycle, “that will improve infrastructure, strengthen supply chains, make us safer, advance equity, and combat climate change.”
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Tom Petri Awards Honor 13 Outstanding Trail Projects and Programs in 2021
November 11, 2021
The Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) honored this year’s recipients of the Tom Petri Recreational Trails Program Annual Achievement Awards.
Vermilion River Regional Greenway in Minnesota | Photo by TrailLink user travistschepen
The Build Back Better Act Could Create New Opportunities for Trail and Active Transportation Funding
November 06, 2021
The Build Back Better Act includes programs that address critical transportation and infrastructure issues, such as economic development, reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, and equity.
Georgia's Silver Comet Trail | Photo by Seth Holladay
Analysis: Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Passes With New Opportunities for Trails, Walking and Biking
November 06, 2021
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) (H.R.3684).
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House Committee Passes Reconciliation Bill Prioritizing Funding for Equity and Climate Reforms that Bolster Active Transportation
September 15, 2021
It’s critical that we tell Capitol Hill Democrats that passing a reconciliation bill that builds equity and climate solutions into transportation policy.
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Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Misses Opportunity to Prioritize Walking and Biking as Essential
August 09, 2021
RTC's analysis finds the Bipartisan infrastructure deal misses opportunity to prioritize walking and biking as essential.
Despite Earlier Fears, the State of State Trail Funding Looks Strong
August 04, 2021
As of the summer of 2021, the state of trails in the states is much stronger than we anticipated.
Indianapolis Cultural Trail | Photo by Indiana Cultural Trail, Inc.
On the Verge of a Trails, Walking and Biking Revolution
June 15, 2021
For years, the team at RTC has championed the need for transformative federal transportation policies alongside partners in the field and on Capitol Hill.
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