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Leveraging Outside Resources: Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program

NTPP PedBike LogoThe Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program
Columbia, MO - Marin County, CA - Minneapolis, MN - Sheboygan County, WI
Preliminary Observations and Experiences

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The communities involved with the Non-Motorized Transportation Pilot Program have been able to leverage outside resources toward funding projects and programs that support bicycling and walking. In addition to funding, pilot communities have also received donations of staff support, volunteer support, legal services, and easements toward the completion of their projects. To date, over $58 million of outside funds have been committed to NTPP projects.

Non-NTPP Funding Leveraged by Project Type (as of December 2010)

Non-NTPP Funding Leveraged by Project Type: Bike Parking; $180,000, Infrastructure off-street; $33,346,100, Infrastructure on-street; $22,115,700, Infrastructure on-street and off street; $2,735,514, Outreach, Education, & Marketing; $102,080

Outside sources of support include:

Projects include:

For more information, contact:

Ted Curtis at GetAbout Columbia
Dan Dawson WalkBike Marin
Aaron Brault Sheboygan County Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program
Tony Hull Bike Walk Twin Cities

Fall 2010 -- Prepared by the USDOT/Volpe Center for the Federal Highway Administration and NTPP Pilot Communities

Section 1807 of the Safe, Accountable Flexible Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users established the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program (NTPP) in August 2005. Over the span of four years (2007-2010), the legislation authorizes $25 million for each of the NTPP's four pilot communities to construct and invest in nonmotorized transportation infrastructure and programs. The purpose of the NTPP is "to demonstrate the extent to which bicycling and walking can carry a significant part of the transportation load, and represent a major portion of the transportation solution, within selected communities."

Updated: 02/10/2014
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