Funding Resources and Research

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 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 >
web Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21), United States Department of Transportation
The web site provides detailed information on the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA 21) funding laws. ...more >
document Bicycle & Pedestrian Technical Summary, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This document summarizes the changes made by the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21). ...more >
document Economic Impacts of Protecting Rivers, Trails, and Greenway Corridors, Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance, National Park Service
This report is intended to be a compilation of the most recent information on parks, trails, and greenways. ...more >
web U. S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), U. S. Department of Transportation
This site provides information on policies, regulations, research, grants, and more. ...more >
document Enhancing America's Communities, National Transportation Enhancements Clearinghouse
This guide, in its second edition, is a road map for navigating your way through the transportation enhancement process. ...more >
web American Planning Association (APA), American Planning Association
The site offers information on research, legislation, community initiatives, careers, and conferences, in addition to offering resources and communication tools for students and professional planners. ...more >
document Estimating the Economic Benefits of Bicycling and Bicycle Facilities: An Interpretive Review and Proposed Methods, Essays on Transportation Economics
The purpose of this paper is to review and interpret existing literature that evaluates the economic benefits of bicycle facilities and suggest strategies for evaluating economic benefits in future work. ...more >