Active Transportation: Fact Sheets
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    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.

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2019    Fact Sheet, Report

This report provides an overview of beneficial approaches taken by MPOs to advance health, support walking and biking, and create more equitable communities.

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2019    Fact Sheet, Case Study

Grassroots organizing takes root as community members and advocates in Muscoy, CA worked together to achieve wins for walking, biking, and Safe Routes to School.

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2019    Fact Sheet

This fact sheet explains one way to fund active transportation improvements: bonds. It covers what bonds are, how they can be used to pay for active transportation infrastructure, and provides advice for advocates interested in using this method to pay for active transportation.

2018    Fact Sheet

Walk audits are a great tool to engage community members and gather information for community planning and traffic safety projects. But a walk audit is just the first step! This factsheet helps you figure out how to use the results of your walk audit to make your streets safer and more comfortable for people getting around on foot.