Model Policies — 2018
Existing law requires the Department of Transportation to establish minimum safety design criteria for the planning and construction of bikeways and uniform specifications and symbols for associated signs, markers, and traffic control devices. Existing law requires all city, county, regional, and...
Connecticut State Trail Bond
Authorizes bonding for bikeways, greenways and recreational trails. State-based trail bond program; note that Connecticut is the only state in U.S. that fails to accept federal Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funding. Originally filed as Senate Bill 424, content moved into larger bonding bill....
Alaska Safe Routes to School Program
Establishes a Safe Routes to School program. Read the legislation. As of April 2018, bill has not moved.
Florida: Funding Trails Through Conservation and the Ballot Box
Florida’s history of supporting environmental conservation and recreation dates back to the establishment of the Land Acquisition Trust Fund in 1963. Throughout the years, a number of programs have helped support this important trust fund—and today, Florida seeks to build on the success of these...
Trail Users Help Kill Anti-Bike/Ped Bill in Tennessee
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...