News and Success Stories

June 26, 2018
As an organization that is devoted to healthy kids and healthy places, we have been appalled by the intentional separation of children from their families at our country’s southern border and the ongoing mass detention of migrant families.
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November 25, 2019

Late last week, Congress passed a bill to continue funding the federal government agencies and programs until the end of December, giving them several more weeks to keep negotiating on spending levels.  Also included in that bill, which President Trump signed into law, was language to cancel the pending transportation rescission.  As we have discussed a few times in recent months, this $7.6 billion rescission would have likely taken more than one year’s funding away from the Transportation

October 25, 2019

It's the all-important end of the federal fiscal year, so we have a lot to report on for how states are handling their Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) funding.  We always see a lot of activity in the last quarter of a fiscal year, but this year we saw more than usual because states are preparing for an impending rescission. 

August 7, 2019

 The Safe Routes to School Launch program, a joint project of the Safe Routes Partnership and UC Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC), is designed to start and strengthen sustainable Safe Routes to School programs in California communities. The program was funded by the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.