Federal Priorities

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  • Increase funding for active transportation, including bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, safety programming, and research, in a new federal transportation bill.
  • Provide full, dedicated, permanent funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) at $900 million.
    • Make permanent the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership grant program to provide funding to create and revitalize urban parks.
  • Develop roll-on service for bicycles on Amtrak trains, supporting trail-related tourism and the restaurants, lodging and other businesses in communities that serve cyclists.
  • Implement a national Complete Streets standard.
  • Improve the safety of bicyclists and pedestrians by setting specific goals and performance measures.
  • Support new funding mechanisms for Complete Streets and encourage funding equity in low-income communities.
  • Support local control of federal transportation funding.