An entire fifth of the largest pot of federal money that’s explicitly promised to active transportation users was actually given to drivers last year — and advocates say it’s critical that we support a package of legislation that makes it harder for states to rob people who walk and roll to pay people who pilot automobiles, while also expanding the pie.
It’s hard to make the case for public spending on biking and walking without hard data. And quality data has been hard to come by. The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is looking to change that. The group has taken on a new project to rigorously measure walking and biking on various corridors, providing baseline data that can […]