Model Policies — California

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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


California Active Transportation Fund

Creates the Active Transportation Program, consolidating the state's federal and state active transportation funding in one place to provide a stable, significant source of funding. Passed. Learn more from our Success Story. Read the legislation.

Published on 12/19/16
Funding Mechanism: Bill
Topic Area: Dedicated Funding, Federal Funding, Transportation, Trails, Cycling, Walking
State: California
Tags: Safe Routes to School, 2013, RTP, Budget Bill, TAP, HSIP

Success Stories

Pennsylvania Transportation Bill Means Millions for Trails, Walking and Biking

When Pennsylvania passed a comprehensive transportation bill, Act 89, in 2013, it was a big win for walking and biking in the state. The bill allocates funding for all modes of surface transportation—roads, transit, and yes, even walking and biking. Although trails, walking and biking must...

Published on 12/20/16
Funding Mechanism: Bill
Topic Area: Transportation, Transit, Cycling, Walking, Trails, Dedicated Funding, Vehicle Fees, Taxes
Tags: Gas tax, 2013

“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...

Published on 12/20/16
Funding Mechanism: Bill, Executive/Agency Action
Topic Area: Transportation, Cycling, Walking, Transit, Economic Development
Tags: Transit-Oriented Development (TOD), 2016