Allows a city, county or transportation district to impose a tax on the provision of nonresidential parking facilities. Revenue must be used for transportation purposes. Passed. Read the legislation.
Greenway Development and Sustainment Act: Relates to conservation easements and taxation regarding pedestrian, bicycle and recreational greenways. The bill also includes greenways in the definition of “open-space land” for local planning purposes. Passed. Read the legislation.
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...
In 2013, California’s Senate Bill 99 created California’s first active transportation program. Earlier in the year, the governor had proposed cuts to active transportation funding. A coalition of advocates—including Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, the Coalition for Recreational Trails, the Safe Routes...