The bill creates the Outdoor Recreational Infrastructure Grant Program with a one-time appropriation from the General Fund of $5 million. Passed. Read the legislation.
Allows a city, county or transportation district to impose a tax on the provision of nonresidential parking facilities. Revenue must be used for transportation purposes. Passed. Read the legislation.
Establishes scoring system for ranking state transportation projects. Scoring system includes goals for transit, cycling and pedestrian projects, and Complete Streets. Vetoed. Read the legislation.
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...
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...