Search Results for: Federal transportation funding and bicycling

House Transportation Committee members and their transit ridership

Field Guide to the 113th Congress House of Representatives Transportation Committee and Their Support for Bicycling Cap’n Transit in New York has done something pretty cool. He took the newly designated members of the US House of Representatives House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, looked up the American Community Survey numbers for the number of car-free read more »

Transpo bill cuts Safe Routes, bicycle funding

It appears the rumors about California Senator Barbara Boxer caving to Republican pressure are at least partially true: The final product of a conference committee drafting the next Federal transportation funding bill cuts spending on the Safe Routes to School program and Transportation Enhancements.

More Federal dollars for bike projects

Federal Transit Agency seeks public comment on proposed policy change for pedestrian and bicycle access projects Local governments can apply to several programs administered by the U.S. Federal Transit Agency (FTA) to improve pedestrian and cyclist access to transit centers. Under Federal law, any capital project to enhance pedestrian and bicycle access must have a read more »

Stimulus spending, transportation and bicycling

The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee has been working on “The American Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act” stimulus spending package. In spite of fears that the stimulus bill would contain no policy changes with regard to current federal transportation spending — in which only 3% of federal transportation spending goes to transit — the read more »

Federal Safe Routes funding 80% distributed

More than 4,000 programs across the U.S. have received Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Federal funds to improve sidewalks, crosswalks, signage and other infrastructure in the vicinity of schools, as well as provide education programs to teach children and motorists about safe walking and bicycling, and encouraging walking and bicycling to school once the environment read more »

Catchall

Crazy busy at work but still lots of bike stuff to talk about. Here’s what going on.