Active Transportation: Fact Sheets
funding beyond the feds
2020    Fact Sheet

This fact sheet explores some of the more popular methods local governments are using to generate funds for active transportation.

2020    Fact Sheet

MPOs allocate millions of dollars from the federal government for transportation for things like roads, bridges, biking and walking infrastructure, and air quality improvements. In this process, there is ripe opportunity for advocates to lock in new funding for active transportation and transit.  

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2020    Fact Sheet

For active transportation and Safe Routes advocates, the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) planning process offers critical opportunities influence a region’s long-term commitment to active transportation and transit, and to actually ensure that funding goes to specific biking, walking, and transit projects.

2020    Fact Sheet

Complete Streets policies are one of the most effective policy mechanisms that regions can adopt to ensure streets are safe, comfortable, and convenient for everyone who uses them – people walking, bicycling, driving, or taking public transportation.

2020    Journal Article, Fact Sheet

Highlights common types of collisions between young pedestrians and motorists.

2020    Fact Sheet, Video

Three videos, one for each age group, accompanied by a quiz or discussion and an educator's resource library can be used as an introduction to bicycling safety skills or to augment a comprehensive curriculum.

2020    Fact Sheet, Video

Three videos, one for each age group, accompanied by a quiz or discussion and an educator's resource library can be used as an introduction to pedestrian safety skills or to augment a comprehensive curriculum.

2020    Fact Sheet

While it may seem illogical to start thinking about how to keep work going when you have just begun, it can be an effective strategy to sustain your Safe Routes to Parks efforts.

2020    Fact Sheet

One way to commit to Safe Routes to Parks and spell out some clear next steps is by creating a strong standalone Safe Routes to Parks policy.

2019    Fact Sheet, Report

This report provides an introduction to MPOs for those who want to better understand regional planning and how to influence it to benefit health, active transportation, and equity.