From the League of American Bicyclists –
After years of advocacy and months of preparation, the new federal transportation bill, MAP-21, goes into effect next week.
As we’ve been explaining in our Navigating MAP-21 campaign, states have a lot of flexibility in how they spend their transportation dollars. Over the past few months we’ve been talking a lot about Transportation Alternatives — certainly one of the most important programs and biggest pots of money for bike/ped. But that’s not the sole source of funding for cyclists and pedestrians.
If you want to make big investments in bicycling and walking in your state, you need to tap into sources that address safety, congestion, and general transportation funds. We explored how advocates are doing just that in our latest webinar: “Maximizing Eligibility for Biking and Walking Projects Under MAP-21.” [Full article …]
Bike Delaware’s Executive Director, James Wilson, is a guest speaker in the above webinar. He begins speaking at approximately 29 minutes.
Learn more about MAP-21 and download the webinar presenter slides HERE.