Greenway Development and Sustainment Act: Relates to conservation easements and taxation regarding pedestrian, bicycle and recreational greenways. The bill also includes greenways in the definition of “open-space land” for local planning purposes. Passed. Read the legislation.
Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Act of 2015 that requires the District Department of Transportation to adopt a series of policies, including Complete Streets and safety. Passed. Read the legislation.
Appropriations bill for Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund includes funding various trail projects. Passed. Read the legislation.
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...
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...