Model Policies — Local Policy
Los Angeles County Measure M sales tax for transportation—primarily transit—includes funding for trails, bicycle paths and sidewalks. Approved by required two-thirds of voters. Learn more from the campaign site and our blog post.
Oregon (Portland) Temporary Gas Tax Increase
Temporary 10 cent gas tax increase. Fifty-six percent for road repairs and 44 percent for pedestrians and bicyclist safety improvements, particularly near schools. Passed by voters. Learn more.
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...
Ohio - Local (Oxford Area) Trails Levy
Oxford, Ohio (location of Miami University) passes tax levy to build 12-mile trail system. Read more about the process of getting this initiative on the ballot. The City of Oxford, Ohio passed a property tax levy on May 8, 2018 to fund the construction of its planned 12-mile multi-use trail...