Model Policies — 2018
Bicycle traffic regulations and transportation department (DOT) bikeways provisions modifications. In Transportation Finance & Policy Committee as of April 27, 2018. Read the legislation.
Minnesota Transportation Policy Encouraging Trail Connectivity
This bill modifies transportation policy, specifically encouraging planning for trails and connectivity, and various finance provisions modified as well as amends the governance of the Metropolitan Council. Committee report to adopt as amended and re-refer to Transportation Finance as of 3/26/2018....
Illinois ADA Compliance for Bicycle-Pedestrian Infrastructure
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.
Pennsylvania Transportation Bill Means Millions for Trails, Walking and Biking
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...
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...