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.
Title 23 United States Code § 217
Legislation related to Bicycle Transportation and Pedestrian Walkways.
Legislation related to other FHWA Programs.
Bicycle and Pedestrian provisions in Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) not codified in Title 23.
FHWA Memorandum (January 17, 1992)
Designation of Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinators within State Departments of Transportation.