2014 - Fact Sheet

Using the Transportation Alternatives Program of MAP-21 to Impact Your Local Community

Many local communities are eager to use transportation funding streams to create safe streets for people walking and bicycling. 

The new federal transportation law – Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century or MAP-21 – has created a variety of new programs and complexities about how to access funding to support healthy modes of getting around. This fact sheet helps get communities started with using the new Transportation Alternatives Program to support healthy community design and active transportation.

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Safe Routes to School National Partnership