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.
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...
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...