Funding Resources and Research

document Transportation Pooled Fund Program, Turner Fairbank Highway Safety Research Center
The Transportation Pooled Fund (TPF) Program allows State departments of transportation (DOTs) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to leverage resources, avoid duplication of effort, and join forces on planning and research projects of mutual interest. ...more >
document How to Develop a Pedestrian Safety Action Plan, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
How to Develop a Pedestrian Safety Action Plan offers guidance that can help municipalities determine and solve their pedestrian safety concerns, from identifying pedestrian safety problems to obtaining funding and enacting change. ...more >
document Changing Directions: Federal Transportation Spending in the 1990s, Surface Transportation Policy Project
In this report, the Surface Transportation Policy Project analyzes ten years of data from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Fiscal Management Information System as well as reports from the Federal Transit Administration that track how the states have spent federal transportation dollars. ...more >
web Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Federal Highway Administration
The Federal Highway Administration website provides information on a wide variety of policy documents and national statistics. ...more >
web FHWA Bicycle and Pedestrian Program, Federal Highway Administration
The Bicycle & Pedestrian Program website presents information on funding, legislation, and design standards. It also provides federal publications related to pedestrian and bicycle issues. ...more >
web House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, United States House of Representatives
This website provides up-to-date information on legislation related to transportation and infrastructure in the United States. ...more >
document Bicycle and Pedestrian Provisions of Federal Transportation Legislation, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
The legislation has numerous provisions that relate to improving conditions for bicycling and walking and increasing the safety of the two modes. ...more >
document State and Regional Agencies Work with Community Members in Charleston, National Cooperative Highway Research Program Report on Transportation and Health
A partnership for health in Charleston, South Carolina, uses a citizen survey to help determine and ensure preferred allocation of transportation funds to pedestrian and bicycle facilities. ...more >
document Community Action and Fundraising in Portland, Oregon, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Community group in Portland partners with a local business, the city, and DOT to improve the pedestrian environment through specially designed umbrellas and multiple engineering measures. ...more >
document Get Active Orlando, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Orlando uses a "get active" campaign funded through Active Living by Design to encourage walking and bicycling in its downtown. ...more >