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California Additional $100 million per year to Active Transportation Fund

As part of a major increase in the gas tax and transportation revenue, California increased funding to its novel, consolidated Active Transportation Program by $100,000,000 per year. Passed. Read the legislation. Learn more about California's Active Transportation Program in our Success Stories....

Published on 01/25/18
Funding Mechanism: Bill
Topic Area: Transportation, Cycling, Walking, Taxes, Vehicle Fees, Dedicated Funding
State: California
Tags: Gas tax, Budget Bill, 2017, RTP, TAP, HSIP

Success Stories

Florida: Funding Trails Through Conservation and the Ballot Box

Florida’s history of supporting environmental conservation and recreation dates back to the establishment of the Land Acquisition Trust Fund in 1963. Throughout the years, a number of programs have helped support this important trust fund—and today, Florida seeks to build on the success of these...

Published on 12/20/16
Funding Mechanism: Ballot Initiative
Topic Area: Environment/Sustainability, Taxes
Tags: Bond, 2014

California’s Active Transportation Program: A Model of Stable, Consolidated Funding

In 2013, California’s Senate Bill 99 created California’s first active transportation program. Earlier in the year, the governor had proposed cuts to active transportation funding. A coalition of advocates—including Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, the Coalition for Recreational Trails, the Safe Routes...

Published on 12/20/16
Funding Mechanism: Bill
Topic Area: Dedicated Funding, Federal Funding, Cycling, Walking, Trails, Transportation
Tags: Safe Routes to School, 2013