Model Policies — Special committee
This bill modifies transportation policy, specifically encouraging planning for trails and connectivity, and various finance provisions modified as well as amends the governance of the Metropolitan Council. Committee report to adopt as amended and re-refer to Transportation Finance as of 3/26/2018....
Georgia Coastal Greenway Study
Resolution creating the Joint House and Senate Coastal Greenway Study Committee. Passed. Read the legislation.
Virginia Trail System Advisory Committee
Establishes an advisory committee of the Department of Conservation and Recreation to assist in developing and implementing a statewide system of attractive, sustainable, connected and enduring trails for the perpetual use and enjoyment of citizens. 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...
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...