Allows the Department of Natural Resources to negotiate contracts and grant easements to support concessions and other compatible amenities along Pure Michigan Trail. Read the legislation.
Provides that the Department of Transportation shall comply with its IDOT ADA transition plan during any construction, reconstruction, or resurfacing projects that may affect bicycle or pedestrian ways. In Senate. Read the legislation.
Appropriates two million dollars annually from the state general fund to the recreational trail maintenance fund. Failed. 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...