Model Policies — Safe Routes to School
Imposes a tax on sugary drinks and creates the Children's Health Promotion Fund to deposit the revenue. Funds can be used to support biking, walking, and outdoor recreation, as well as investments in safe routes to school, and eight other eligibilities. Referred to Senate committee. Read the...
Alaska Safe Routes to School Program
Establishes a Safe Routes to School program. Read the legislation. As of April 2018, bill has not moved.
Minnesota Omnibus Transportation Bill 2017
Requiring the development of a bicycle trail program as well as other trail development activities. Providing several appropriations for trail projects and funding for Safe Routes to Schools as well as establishing an Active Transportation Program. Read the legislation.
Ohio Legislative Trails Caucus
The Ohio Legislative Trails Caucus, formed on March 29, 2017, is a bipartisan group of over 40 state-elected officials committed to creating a statewide trails network to connect Ohioans. The Caucus is focused on improving existing trails and ensuring smart planning for future trail networks. The...
California’s Active Transportation Program: A Model of Stable, Consolidated Funding
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...