Tag Archives: Transportation enhancements

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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Transportation Enhancement funding available

The New York State Department of Transportation has announced that applications are being accepted for funding of transportation projects through the Transportation Enhancement Program (TEP). Municipalities and not-for-profit groups are eligible to apply for funding. Applications submitted by not-for-profit organizations … Continue reading

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Setting the course for bike-ped funding for New York

PTNY is dedicated to maximizing the new transportation bill’s impact on funding trails and infrastructure that supports and encourages bicycling and walking.  Our state leaders and agency officials will play a much larger role in deciding how to use their … Continue reading

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It’s serious: elimination of funding for biking and walking looms

Funding for programs that have done so much to support bicycling and walking for almost two decades are seriously threatened.  The House members of the conference committee charged with drafting new transportation legislation want to eliminate local governments’ ability to access federal … Continue reading

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House Leaders Respond to Massive Opposition to Transportation Bill

From our friends at the Rail-to-Trails Conservancy: “In a sign that the American Energy and Infrastructure Act (H.R. 7) may lack support to pass the House as it is currently presented, House Republican leaders announced yesterday afternoon they would dismantle … Continue reading

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