Model Policies — Transit

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California Complete Streets for Disadvantaged Communities Bill

Would require the state department of transportation to increase the annual number of Complete Streets projects undertaken by the department by 20 percent and increase accessibility for low-income and disadvantaged communities by increasing multimodal transportation proximity to employment, jobs,...

Published on 12/19/16
Funding Mechanism: Executive/Agency Action
Topic Area: Transportation, Equity, Transit, Walking, Cycling
State: California
Tags: Complete Streets, 2016

Success Stories — Transit

“Complete Communities” Law Creates Unique Collaboration Between Local Governments and Delaware DOT

On May 5, 2016, the Delaware General Assembly passed Senate Bill (SB) 130—the Complete Communities bill—which takes a unique policy approach whereby the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) and local communities work together to create more bikeable, walkable communities around...

Published on 12/20/16
Funding Mechanism: Bill, Executive/Agency Action
Topic Area: Transportation, Cycling, Walking, Transit, Economic Development
Tags: Transit-Oriented Development (TOD), 2016

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