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18 Months In: What’s the Impact of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for Trails, Walking and Biking?
June 23, 2023
In the time since the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law has passed, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and partners know more about what’s possible and what work lies ahead following initial rounds of funding for many of the programs included.
Ohio's Cleveland Foundation Centennial Lake Link Trail | Photo by Jason Cohn
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New Guidance for Transportation Alternatives: Transformative Funding for Trails, Walking and Biking
April 07, 2022
Last week, the federal officials released new guidance on the Transportation Alternatives (TA) Set-Aside.
Herring Run Trail | Side A Photography
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A Look Ahead for the Trails Movement in 2022 and Beyond
December 21, 2021
As we look ahead, we see opportunity and potential in the work and in the inspiration provided by the partners, friends and advocates with whom we share our collective vision.
Richmond Greenway | Courtesy RTC
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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
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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).
Photo courtesy RTC
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Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Misses Opportunity to Prioritize Walking and Biking as Essential
August 09, 2021
The bipartisan infrastructure deal that has been painstakingly negotiated by the White House and moderates of both parties. RTC's analysis finds the end result to be lacking.
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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.
Photo courtesy RTC
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Biden Infrastructure Goals Would Be Achieved With More Strategic Investment in Walking and Biking
April 13, 2021
What the Biden Infrastructure plan is missing, however, is a focus on creating low-stress walking and biking routes, like trail and active transportation networks.
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Delivering a Transformative Federal Transportation Bill
March 24, 2021
Photo courtesy RTC
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Idaho’s Portneuf Greenway
February 11, 2021
The Portneuf Greenway is a developing trail system that aims to connect the entire Portneuf River valley, including Pocatello and neighboring Chubbuck.
Portneuf Greenway through the Edson Fichter Nature Area | Photo by Charles R. Peterson