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Federal Funding for Active Transportation and Recreation
Format: 60 minute panel
Abstract: This session will provide an overview about federal transportation programs that can fund infrastructure for walking and bicycling.
Full Description: Federal programs provide funds to develop transportation, community, and recreation infrastructure for walking and bicycling and to connect communities and promote active living. Attendees will learn how about Federal programs to promote sustainable communities.
Participants will learn about the Federal Partnership for Sustainable Communities.
Participants will learn about the Federal-aid surface transportation programs that benefit pedestrians and bicyclists.
Participants will be able to successfully write a competitive proposal.
Participants will understand how Federal, State, and local programs interact.
Presenter: Christopher Douwes Transportation Alternatives Program / Recreational Trails Program, FHWA
Co-Presenter: Wesley Blount Office of Planning, Environment & Realty FHWA