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2006 RTP and TE Update

RTP and TE Program Update

The RTP and TE Update is an archive of newsworthy items sent to State Trail Administrators, Transportation Enhancement Program Managers, and advocacy groups. Items may include general announcements, upcoming events, and updates on other issues related to the Recreational Trails Program and the Transportation Enhancement Activities.

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November 15, 2006
USDOT Adopts New Accessibility Regulation
Close Out Remaining ISTEA-era NRTFP Projects
Action Item for States with Unobligated NRTFP Funds
Federal-Aid Highway Program FY 2007 Apportionments

October 10, 2006
Recreational Trails Program FY 2007 Apportionments
Clarification of FHWA's Oversight Role in Accessibility
State Trail Administrators Meeting: October 18-19, 2007, Davenport, Iowa
RTP Publications and Recreational Trails Program Reports Order Form

September 18, 2006
State Trail Administrators Meeting
Land Preservation for National Scenic and Historic Trails Workshop
National Trails Symposium
National Scenic Byways Program 2006 Grants Announced

August 15, 2006
Grants and Publications

July 29, 2006
FHWA Surface Transportation Environment and Planning Cooperative Research Program (STEP)
National Transportation Enhancements Clearinghouse Seeks Submittals for TE Guide
Updated Transportation Enhancements Apportionments for FY 2004, 2005, and 2006
2007 FHWA Environmental Excellence Awards

July 20, 2006
State Trail Advisory Committee Requirement: Response Due September 15
State Trail Administrators Meeting: October 18-19 and National Trails Symposium: October 19-22
RTP Achievement Awards
Additional Conferences
FHWA Planning and Environment Guidance, and Safe Routes to School Task Force

June 2, 2006
Happy National Trails Day! Coalition for Recreational Trails Annual RTP Achievement Awards Secretary Kempthorne Announces Designation of 36 New National Recreation Trails in 24 States

May 25, 2006
June 2006 is Great Outdoors Month -- Officially

May 23, 2006
USDA Forest Service Accessibility Guidelines are Final
USDA Forest Service Accessibility Guidebook on Outdoor Recreation and Trails: Now Online

May 17, 2006
2006 Apportionment Notices and 2005 Supplemental Tables for TE Apportionments
2007 Environmental Excellence Awards
2007 Scenic Byways Awards
National Trails Surface Study

April 21, 2006
Apportionment Notices
RTP Advisory Committee Expenses
Nationwide Trails Training Article
George Schoener Retires

March 30, 2006
Revised RTP Apportionments: Mandated Rescissions
RTP Advisory Committee Representation
Coalition for Recreational Trails Awards
Conferences and Events

March 10, 2006
Reminder of Advisory Committee Requirement
National Scenic Byways Program Grants Announced
Conferences and Events
Smart Growth Awards: Call for Entries

February 25, 2006
Recreational Trails Program Guidance: Still Under Development
Followup on Close Out Inactive Projects from RTP News of January 31, 2006
Reminder of RTP Apportionments / Rescissions
Reminder of Advisory Committee Requirement

February 20, 2006
Flexible Funding for Highways and Transit and Funding for Bicycle & Pedestrian Programs
Coalition for Recreational Trails: 2006 RTP Achievement Awards
American Trails: National Trails Symposium Call for Papers
National Scenic Trails and National Historic Trails Workshops
MN DNR's Trail Planning, Design, and Development Guidelines
FHWA Interstate 50th Celebration

February 4, 2006
FHWA Federal Register Notice on SAFETEA-LU Guidance
USDA Forest Service Inclusive Outdoor Recreation Photo Library
FHWA Environmental Quarterly
FHWA Public Rights-of-Way Access Advisory announcing the availability of the Access Board's Revised Draft Guidelines for Accessible Public Rights of Way
FHWA Guidance on Promotional Items

January 31, 2006
FHWA Regulation: Close Out Inactive Projects

January 26, 2006
Draft Guidance on RTP Federal Share Correction
Public Rights-of-Way Access Advisory (FHWA Office of Civil Rights Memorandum)
National Trails Surface Study -- National Center on Accessibility
National Center for Bicycling and Walking Centerlines
Nevada Requests GIS Coordinator Funding Information

January 6, 2006
Draft Guidance on RTP Federal Share
National Trails Training Partnership
National Off-Highway Vehicle Program Managers Meeting and Conference
National Trails Day
National Trails Symposium / State Trail Administrators Meeting

Updated: 7/11/2013
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