Model Policies — New Jersey
Omnibus appropriations bill for FY 2016-17 includes $1.9 million for National Recreational Trails. Read the legislation.
New Jersey Lockbox Ballot Measure
Amends state constitution to dedicate all state revenues from motor fuels and petroleum products gross receipts tax to transportation system. Passed. Read the legislation.
New Jersey Gas Tax Increase
Twenty-three-cent gas tax hike to increase revenue to Transportation Trust Fund (TTF) paired with reduced sales tax, estate tax elimination, earned income tax credits and income tax relief for retirees. According to Rails-to-Trails Conservancy analysis, bicycling and walking are eligible under TTF...
“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...
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...