Model Policies — TIFIA

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New Jersey State Infrastructure Bank Creation

Establishing a State Infrastructure Bank (SIB); Revising state Transportation Trust Fund. SIBs can help finance bicycle, pedestrian and trail projects with the federal Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) program. Passed. Learn more about TIFIA. Read the legislation.

Published on 12/19/16
Funding Mechanism: Bill
Topic Area: Cycling, Environment/Sustainability, Federal Funding, Transit, Transportation, Walking
State: New Jersey
Tags: 2016, TIFIA, State Infrastructure Bank

Success Stories

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...

Published on 12/20/16
Funding Mechanism: Bill
Topic Area: Transportation, Transit, Cycling, Walking, Trails, Dedicated Funding, Vehicle Fees, Taxes
Tags: Gas tax, 2013

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,...

Published on 12/20/16
Funding Mechanism: Ballot Initiative, Constitutional Amendment
Topic Area: Economic Development, Environment/Sustainability, Trails, Dedicated Funding
Tags: Bond, 2000, 2008