This bill (S.B. 24) increases motor vehicle registration fee from $6 to $9, which will be used for the state parks, trails and recreational activities. Status of bill. Read the legislation.
Maryland Bikeways Network Program Funding Increase
The Maryland Bikeways program, a competitive grant program providing funds for local communities to build bicycle infrastructure, has remained around $2.5-3 million per year since it started in 2012. This bill, HB 1281 and companion bill SB 787, increases funding for the program. The bill would add...
California North Coast Railroad Authority
Utilized existing railroad authority to create a rail-trail in rail corridor, establishing Great Redwood Trail in Northern California. Passed. Read an article about the bill. Read the legislation.
Ohio Legislative Trails Caucus
The Ohio Legislative Trails Caucus, formed on March 29, 2017, is a bipartisan group of over 40 state-elected officials committed to creating a statewide trails network to connect Ohioans. The Caucus is focused on improving existing trails and ensuring smart planning for future trail networks. The...
Clean Ohio: Bond Initiative Creates Hundreds of Millions for Trails, Conservation
First approved by voters in 2000, the Clean Ohio Fund is a $400 million state bond initiative that restores, protects and connects Ohio’s natural and urban places by preserving open space and farmland, improving outdoor recreation and attracting investment and economic development. The program,...