Model Policies — Budget Bill
2016 Budget Bill, including $165 million Active Transportation Program (ATP) within state department of transportation for local assistance and capital outlay, from State Highway Account and Federal Trust Fund. Passed. Read the legislation. See our Success Story about the establishment of...
Michigan Natural Resources Budget Bill
Appropriations bill for Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund includes funding various trail projects. Passed. Read the legislation.
Nebraska Budget Bill
Budget for FY 2016 included $1,644,550—increased from $1,614,989 in the previous budget—for Planning and Trails Coordination. Passed. 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...
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,...