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2018 Election Results: What Do They Mean for Active Transportation?

As the media has fully covered, the November elections resulted in Democrats getting the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives and Republicans retaining their majority in the Senate. That means we have a divided Congress and compromise will be needed for any legislation to move forward.

Walking, Voting Rights, and Why #SafeRoutestoVote Matters

This blog post was written by Sara Zimmerman and Marisa Jones.

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Paper to Pavement: Putting Safe Routes to Parks Plans into Action

Colorful crosswalks. Temporary bike lanes. Playful paths. Creating new green space. These are just a few ways to improve local park access. We just wrapped up work with our first cohort of communities in the Safe Routes to Parks Activating Communities program, which provides individualized consultation, group trainings, and grant funding to nonprofits to improve safe, equitable park access in their communities.

States Leap Ahead with TAP Funding

Every quarter, we look at how state departments of transportation are handling their allocations for the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP). This is a particularly important quarter as it marks the end of the federal fiscal year, which is the deadline for states to obligate their FY2015 funding or lose it.

How Driverless Cars Will Interact with a Human World

This blog post was written by Haden Kirkpatrick.

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Learn How to Submit a Competitive Active Transportation Program Application

Learn How to Submit a Competitive Active Transportation Program Application

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Hundreds of applications were submitted for the recent Cycle 4 of the Active Transportation Program (ATP), and only a small percentage will be successful.  Our new publication, California’s Active Transportation Program: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Application Process, can help you work through the process. This 22-page document offers a road map to all five application categories of the ATP in a digestible form.