This bill provides standards for designation of a trail as a Pure Michigan Trail that contributes to a statewide trail network promoting healthy lifestyles, economic development, recreation and conservation of the natural and cultural resources of this state. Read the legislation.
Alaska Safe Routes to School Program
Establishes a Safe Routes to School program. Read the legislation. As of April 2018, bill has not moved.
Minnesota Bicycle Traffic & Bikeways Provisions
Bicycle traffic regulations and transportation department (DOT) bikeways provisions modifications. In Transportation Finance & Policy Committee as of April 27, 2018. Read the legislation.
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...
“Complete Communities” Law Creates Unique Collaboration Between Local Governments and Delaware DOT
On May 5, 2016, the Delaware General Assembly passed Senate Bill (SB) 130—the Complete Communities bill—which takes a unique policy approach whereby the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) and local communities work together to create more bikeable, walkable communities around...