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On November 5, 2021, the House passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021. The Senate passed the bill in August, which means it now advances to President Biden to sign into law. Colloquially referred to as “the infrastructure bill”, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 is a monumental investment in the safety and support of people walking and bicycling.

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On Thursday, November 18th from 3pm-4pm CT the Houston Health Department is hosting a free webinar presented by the Safe Routes Partnership:

While Democrats continue to iron out negotiations on Build Back Better, the partisan human-infrastructure bill, Congress passed another short-term extension for surface transportation on October 28th. This extension runs through December 3, 2021. As a reminder, these short-term extensions keep funding levels and policy unchanged.

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On Thursday, October 28th from 3pm-4pm CT the Houston Health Department is hosting a free webinar presented by the Safe Routes Partnership:

Starting and Growing a Strong Safe Routes to School Program

Thursday, October 28th, 3pm-4pm CT

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This report examines how the increased use of navigation systems is directing drivers into sensitive street zones, shifting traffic patterns and behaviors, creating a culture of health that's threatening active transportation, children’s health & safety, and the vitality of streets surrounding our parks, schools, and other community hubs.

  Fact Sheet

Infrastructure for walking and biking can be seriously expensive. This fact sheet tells the story of two cities’ approach to paying for parks and connections to green space: general obligation bonds. 

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Use this guide and template to create your own evaluation table to outline your project goals, objectives and metrics.

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This resource focuses specifically on funding infrastructure (physical improvements), but some of these funding resources can also pay for non-construction phases that make infrastructure possible like conducting traffic studies and installing drainage to manage storm water.

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This factsheet offers evaluation techniques for all phases of safe routes efforts as well as how and when they can be most useful so that you can incorporate evaluation from the beginning, rather than solely at the end.

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This fact sheet invites non-profit organizations, community-based organizations (CBOs), and advocates to think through multiple perspectives on how unhoused people resting, living, and gathering in parks affects overall park access and use compassionately and practically.

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This factsheet offers an overview of how active transportation and parks and recreation are typically funded. 

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This factsheet offers strategies to move existing funding toward improving safe and equitable park access and the partnerships that can help facilitate both funding and implementation.

  Webinar

On Wednesday, November 17th 3-4pm Eastern, the Safe Routes Partnership is hosting a free webinar:

Safe Routes Back to School 2021 Zoom Session

November 17, 2021, 3-4pm Eastern

  Fact Sheet

Parks advocates and Safe Routes to School practitioners alike can use this fact sheet for ideas on tying Safe Routes to Parks activities into their Walk to School Day events and keeping up the momentum beyond October.

  Webinar

On Thursday, October 14th at 3:00 PM Eastern/12:00 PM Pacific Safe Routes Partnership is hosting a free one-hour webinar:

In August, we sent a link to the Safe Routes to School community to ask questions about federal policy related to walking, bicycling, and Safe Routes to School and committed to answering them here on the blog. Do you have questions? Submit them here.

Questions are italicized. Answers are bulleted below.

“How does your analysis on Aug 10 jibe with DeFazio’s work?”

After a busy spring and summer working on legislation to reauthorize surface transportation spending, Congress is staring down a September 30th expiration date for current funding. Congress must reauthorize transportation spending or pass a short-term extension in order to maintain funding for transportation. Where things currently stand:

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Bicycle Safer Journey helps educators, parents and others who care about bicycle safety to get the conversation started with children and youth.