Establishes a Complete Streets program and provides funding. Passed. Read the Senate bill and the House bill.
New Hampshire Updated Trails Plan and Funding
Requires the Department of Transportation to update the state trails plan, develop recommendations for a state mechanism to fund rail trails, and makes an appropriation to carry out bill actions. S.B. 560 passed the Senate and was referred for Interim Study in the House. Read the legislation.
New Hampshire Complete Streets Pilot Program
Requires the commissioner of the DOT to assist municipalities to implement Complete Streets projects. Also establishes a pilot program in the DOT for facilitating matching grants to municipalities for Complete Streets projects and makes an appropriation for the pilot program for $2.5 million each...
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...
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...