Model Policies — Bond
Authorizes $5 million in bonds for bikeways, greenways and recreational trails. This is a program that Connecticut has funded in the past. In progress. Read the legislation, Senate Bill 424, by searching "424" under "number" and "2018" under "year."
Utah Highway Bonds Authorization
Issues up to $47 million in bonds for state and local highway projects, including multimodal projects. Enacted. Read SB 277 here.
Maine Transportation Bond
$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.
“Complete Communities” Law Creates Unique Collaboration Between Local Governments and Delaware DOT
On May 5, 2016, the Delaware General Assembly passed Senate Bill (SB) 130—the Complete Communities bill—which takes a unique policy approach whereby the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) and local communities work together to create more bikeable, walkable communities around...
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...