Tag Archives: Transportation Alternatives

Federal funding for trails, bicycling and walking threatened again

Earlier this week we told you about the Transportation Alternatives workshops happening across New York – workshops to help communities prepare funding applications for bike and pedestrian projects. Well, we have some scary news coming out of Washington, and the … Continue reading

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Transportation Alternatives Webinars

A Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) webinar series sponsored by the FHWA Office of Human Environment will be held over the course of the next week. The purpose of the webinars is to provide outreach on TAP. State agencies, Metropolitan Planning … Continue reading

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Do you know of a Transportation Enhancement Program funded project worth praise?

The National Transportation Alternatives Clearinghouse (NTAC) is an educational service dealing with projects falling under the Transportation Alternatives criteria for federal funding. The organization seeks project nominations for their Certificate of Excellence Program, a new program that functions to acknowledge … Continue reading

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New Yorkers for Active Transportation Advocacy Day March 13

Join us for a Legislative Breakfast, 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. at the Fort Orange Club, 110 Washington Avenue, Albany. The national advocacy group Transportation for America (T4America) will kick off the day with a program, Making the Most of … Continue reading

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Navigating Map-21

In July a  new federal transportation law, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), took effect and it means new challenges and opportunities for bicycling and walking projects. Advocacy Advance, a partnership between the Alliance for Walking … Continue reading

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Big changes for Transportation Reauthorization

Parks & Trails New York is actively working on a coordinated effort to ensure that New York State implements the new federal transportation bill in a way that continues funding for bicycle and pedestrian programs, trail building, and safe routes … Continue reading

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