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Active Transportation Infrastructure Investment Program Factsheet
April 12, 2024
Active Transportation Infrastructure Investment Program factsheet (ATIIP) unlocks the benefits of active transportation, safety and equity.
West Virginia's Caperton Trail | Video still courtesy RTC
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America’s Trail Networks are Essential
December 12, 2023
With increased connectivity, the use of trail systems increases by as much as 80%i and the economic, health, climate and transportation benefits they deliver are maximized.ii
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Pedestrian and Bicycle Funding Opportunities
November 16, 2023
This table indicates potential eligibility for pedestrian and bicycle projects under U.S. Department of Transportation surface transportation funding programs.
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America’s Rail-with-Trail List
September 19, 2023
RTC produced a report that examines the characteristics of 88 existing rails-with-trails in 33 states and updated in September 2023.
Kara Patajo @YourNorthWestieBestie on the Olympic Discovery Trail | Photo courtesy Kara Patajo
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DOT/ FHWA Technical Assistance Compilation
September 01, 2023
Providing formal technical assistance that can support disadvantaged communities, biking, multiuse paths, and active transportation.
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Justice40-Covered USDOT Funding Programs with Non-Federal Match Flexibility
July 06, 2023
To assist disadvantaged communities with realizing this goal, the Department offers non-federal match flexibility for select Justice40-covered programs.
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PECO Trail ROW Guidelines
November 01, 2022

PECO Trail ROW Guidelines

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Routine Trail Maintenance Costs Per Mile
October 06, 2022
Whether you are building a new trail or already maintaining one, it is critical to determine your maintenance costs. Once you determine baseline costs you can more accurately determine if your practices and methods are cost-effective. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, together with several local trail managers, has created a worksheet to enable you to capture your maintenance costs and compare them to other trails. Some examples are given in the table below.
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Yearly Routine Rail-Trail Maintenance Costs Per Mile
August 26, 2022
The purpose of this table is to quickly give a general sense of the routine maintenance cost per mile of various types of multiuse trails in different regions of the United States.
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Glossary of Trail Terms Relating to Equitable Trail Development
November 30, 2020
The Glossary of Trail Terms provides definitions of terms like equity, equality, diversity, inclusion, cultural competence and equitable development.