Model Policies — Budget Bill
As part of a major increase in the gas tax and transportation revenue, California increased funding to its novel, consolidated Active Transportation Program by $100,000,000 per year. Passed. Read the legislation. Learn more about California's Active Transportation Program in our Success Stories....
Utah Outdoor Recreational Infrastructure Grant Program
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.
New Jersey Budget for FY 2016-2017
The New Jersey budget for FY 2016-2017 includes $1.9 million for National Recreational Trails. Read the legislation.
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...
Clean Ohio: Bond Initiative Creates Hundreds of Millions for Trails, Conservation
First approved by voters in 2000, the Clean Ohio Fund is a $400 million state bond initiative that restores, protects and connects Ohio’s natural and urban places by preserving open space and farmland, improving outdoor recreation and attracting investment and economic development. The program,...