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The Critical Role of Active Transportation in the Federal Carbon Reduction Program
June 27, 2023
The Carbon Reduction Program (CRP), which provides $6.4 billion in formula funds over five years, and requires 65% of funds to be suballocated based on population.
Herring Run Trail in Baltimore, MD | Photo by Side A Photography
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California’s Mill Valley/Sausalito Multiuse Pathway
June 13, 2023
It’s a popular route for children heading to school, a place for retirees to get in a morning walk and a crucial link for bicycle commuters on their way to work. As any of its numerous advocates will tell you, coastal California’s Mill Valley/Sausalito Multiuse Pathway more than lives up to its multiuse name.
California's Mill Valley-Sausalito Multiuse Pathway | Photo courtesy Marin County Bicycle Coalition
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#TrailMoments with Albert Ting (@pootie_ting)
October 06, 2022
For me, the positive impact that going car-free has on air quality, reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions and decreasing traffic congestion far outweighs the benefits of owning a car.
Photo courtesy Albert Ting
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Swap Out a Car Trip for a Trail Trip With These Tips and Tricks
August 31, 2022
Team Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is embarking on an eight-week “Swap-a-Trip” challenge while getting the physical and mental health benefits to boot.
Along the Great Rivers Greenway trail network in St. Louis, Missouri | Photo courtesy Great Rivers Greenway
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California’s Napa Valley Vine Trail
April 12, 2022
As California’s Napa Valley Vine Trail grows to reach its ultimate 47-mile potential, community members and visitors realize the beauty of connectivity and accessibility.
California's Napa Valley Vine Trail in Yountville | Courtesy Napa Valley Vine Trail Coalition
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How My Electric Bike Helped Me Heal
March 30, 2022
In early January, I suffered a broken tibia and fibula in my right leg from a nasty fall while skiing. Two months after breaking my leg and undergoing surgery, I’m more comfortable riding my e-bike than walking to get around.
Courtesy PeopleForBikes
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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
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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
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Reimagining Public Spaces
October 12, 2021
We explored the strengths of our movement, our role in bringing solutions to these significant social challenges and the opportunities ahead.
Met Branch Trail | Photo by India Kea
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What’s Ahead for the Movement to Create Safe Outdoor Space in Every Neighborhood
August 02, 2021
An analysis of 31 trail counters for the week of March 16–22 found a nationwide trail usage increase of nearly 200% from that same week in 2019.
42nd Street Slow Street in Oakland, California | Photo by Ben Kaufman