The bill creates the Outdoor Recreational Infrastructure Grant Program with a one-time appropriation from the General Fund of $5 million. Passed. Read the legislation.
Creates the Active Transportation Program, consolidating the state's federal and state active transportation funding in one place to provide a stable, significant source of funding. Passed. Learn more from our Success Story. Read the legislation.
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.
Success Stories — Federal 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...