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Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program Investments and Project Types

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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Pilot communities are using the NTPP funds toward a variety of uses that support bicycling and walking. While the most common projects are infrastructure, there are also many projects related to planning and outreach and education to promote bicycling and walking.

NTPP Funding by Project Type*

Funding by Type: Bike Parking; $1,497,813, Infrastructure off-street; $28,968,563, Infrastructure on-street; $29,998,457, Infrastructure on-street and off street; $6,723,971, Planning; $567,000, Outreach, Education, & Marketing; $5,677,417

* funds programmed as of December 2010, across all four communities

Projects include:

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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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