Model Policies — TIFIA
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.
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...
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...