Equity

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Creating and expanding trail and active transportation networks increases mobility options, especially for those who do not own a car or cannot or choose not to drive. Whether traveling to school, work, transit or within and between communities, expanding quality mobility choice increases the opportunities for all people to travel to their destinations safely and conveniently. These programs seek to reduce the barriers to mobility, access, community connectivity and economic development that disproportionately impact underserved, overburdened and disadvantaged communities.

Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Grants

Heritage Trail in Manchester, NH | Photo by TrailLink user sc302
Heritage Trail in Manchester, NH | Photo by TrailLink user sc302

These large competitive grants are administered by the U.S. Department of Transportation and serve national objectives such as sustainability and equity by investing in multimodal and multijurisdictional projects.

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Reconnecting Communities Program (RCP)

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A new discretionary grant program that will fund planning, capital construction, and technical assistance to restore community connectivity equitably and safely by removing, retrofitting, mitigating, or replacing a transportation facility that has created barriers to mobility, access, or economic development in a community.

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