Federal legislation in Title 23 of the United States Code Section 217 provides the funding mechanisms, planning requirements, and policy tools necessary to create more walkable and bicycle-friendly communities. More importantly, it enhances the ability of communities to invest in projects that can improve the safety and practicality of bicycling and walking for everyday travel. Learn more about:
Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program
SAFETEA-LU section 1807 created a new pilot program to study how pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure improvements increase walking and bicycling.
Safe Routes to School Program
SAFETEA-LU section 1404 created a new Federal Safe Routes to School program.