$100 million transportation bond issue for voter approval. Trails are one of a number of areas eligible for $20 million portion. LD 1694 passed in 2015; Question 6 approved by voters in 2016. Learn more.
Budget for FY 2016 included $1,644,550—increased from $1,614,989 in the previous budget—for Planning and Trails Coordination. Passed. Read the legislation.
Omnibus appropriations bill for FY 2016-17 includes $1.9 million for National Recreational Trails. Read the legislation.
Thanks to the grassroots mobilization of thousands of cyclists and trail users in Spring 2016, legislation that could have had negative repercussions for active transportation around the country officially died with the close of the Tennessee General Assembly’s annual session. Rails-to-Trails...
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...