Funding Resources and Research

web Recreational Trails Program, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Federal transportation funds benefit recreation by making funds available to the States to develop and maintain recreational trails and trail-related facilities for both nonmotorized and motorized recreational trail uses. ...more >
web Transportation Enhancements, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Transportation Enhancement (TE) activities offer funding opportunities to help expand transportation choices and enhance the transportation experience. ...more >
web National Transportation Enhancements Clearinghouse, National Transportation Enhancements Clearinghouse (NTEC)
Communities across America are using Transportation Enhancements (TE) funds from the federal government to expand travel choice, strengthen the local economy, improve the quality of life, and protect the environment. ...more >
document Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2012 Benchmarking Report, Alliance for Biking and Walking
The benchmarking report analyzes bicycling and walking mode share, safety, and funding data across the US. ...more >
document Active Transportation Beyond Urban Centers, Rails to Trails Conservancy
This report highlights the importance of bicycling and walking outside of urban areas. ...more >
document Analyzing Trends in Walking,
This paper discusses the National Household Travel Survey and how changes in methodology impact data trends. ...more >
document Examining Consumer Behavior and Travel Choices, Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium
This study examines links between consumer behavior and mode of transportation used to access local destinations, with the goal of providing the evidence needed to inform decision making. ...more >
document Walk this Way, Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program
This paper presents information about the economic benefits of walkability in Washington, D.C. ...more >
document Active Transportation for America, Rails to Trails Conservancy
Investment in a more diverse transportation system - one that provides viable choices to walk and bike - will lead to a far more efficient use of transportation resources. ...more >
document Transportation Enhancements: A Summary of Nationwide Spending as of FY 2007, National Transportation Enhancements Clearinghouse
An overview of how States have spent their cumulative TE funds. ...more >