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Focus Term: Funding

Advocates Amplify Indiana Governor’s Call for $50 Million Investment in Next Level Trails Program
March 14, 2023
The Greenways Foundation of Indiana and RTC urge legislature to bolster statewide trail fund for Next Level Trails Program.
Indiana’s Cardinal Greenway | Photo by Tony Valainis, courtesy RTC
White House Budget Increases Active Transportation Connectivity Funding
March 09, 2023
U.S. Department of Transportation budget proposal reinforces importance of trails and active transportation networks to safety.
Bicyclist in front of the White House | Photo courtesy Getty Images
Reconnecting Communities Grants Prioritize Walking and Biking as Essential in Addressing Barriers to Equitable Mobility and Economic Opportunity
March 02, 2023
RTC analysis identifies trend elevating trails, walking and biking as traffic safety, climate and equity solutions in U.S. DOT grantmaking.
42nd Street Slow Street in Oakland, California | Photo by Ben Kaufman
Groups Call on Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro to Prioritize Investment in State’s Active Transportation Infrastructure
February 22, 2023
Recommendations to accelerate trail networks to address economic development, climate resiliency, mobility and bike/ped safety.
New Jersey's D&R Canal State Park Trail is part of the Circuit Trails network | Photo courtesy Daniel Paschall
New Federal Grants Elevate Trail and Active Transportation Systems as Essential Infrastructure in Addressing Traffic Fatalities
February 03, 2023
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s analysis finds that 46% of Safe Streets and Roads for All Construction Grants Address the Need for Traffic-Separated Walking and Biking Routes
Young Woman on Bicycle Waiting at crosswalk - Photo courtesy Getty Images
New Federal Investment Marks Big Win for Baltimore Greenway Trails Network
January 09, 2023
Rep. Sarbanes (Md.-3), Sens. Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Cardin (D-Md.) secure $2.5 million in Community Project Funding.
Photo by Side A Photography
Massive Investments in Trails to Connect Millions in California With Safe Community Paths
December 19, 2022
California approved a record-breaking $1.02 billion of investments in California trails for walking, biking and trail projects.
Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail | Photo courtesy City of Monterey
Putting Unprecedented Federal Funding for Trails and Active Transportation to Work
December 09, 2022
RTC studied the bipartisan infrastructure bill that includes about $1.44 billion in Federal Funding for Trails and Active Transportation.
Mount Vernon Trail in Virginia | Photo by Milo Allerton
Reflecting on 2022: Capturing Once-in-a-Generation Opportunities for Trails, Walking and Biking
December 08, 2022
This December, we’re taking time to reflect on the challenges and changes, hard work and persistence, that’s made up the fabric of this impactful year.
Photo courtesy Getty Images
New TrailNation Collaborative Community to Escalate Trail Network Development Nationwide
November 16, 2022
RTC is bringing together its expertise and network of thousands of partners nationwide to launch the TrailNation Collaborative—a learning community where advocates, public leaders and professionals can come together to share their experiences, their challenges and their strategies for accelerating the pace of connecting trails and active transportation infrastructure.
Florida's Pinellas Trail in Dunedin | Photo courtesy Pinellas County Marketing and Communications