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Policies and Legislation

Winning legislation and policies for bicycling and walking can help boost your organization's profile, grow your capacity, and increase bicycling and walking in your community. Here are resources on common topics for Alliance organizations including bike/ped funding, laws for protecting safety, information on federal transportation laws, and policies such as complete streets and safe routes to school.

Planning and Funding

Winning legislation and policies for bicycling and walking can help boost your organization's profile, grow your capacity, and increase bicycling and walking in your community. Here are resources on common topics for Alliance organizations including bike/ped funding, laws for protecting safety, bike parking policies, and information on federal transportation laws.

Advocacy

Planning, executing and winning campaigns to increase bicycling and walking is one of the most important things your organization can do to grow and deliver on your mission. Find resources for planning and winning campaigns, including materials from the Alliance's Winning Campaigns Training. Also find information pertaining to specific campaigns that other Alliance organizations have undertaken including complete streets policies, safe routes to school and a variety of education programs to increase biking and walking.

Complete Streets

Complete streets policies require that street design consider the safety and needs of all potential users including bicyclists, pedestrians, transit and the disabled. Many Alliance organizations have undertaken complete streets campaigns and won local policies, and others are currently working to win complete streets in their communities. Find model complete streets policies, complete streets campaigns, and checklists for ensuring complete streets policies are effectively implemented.

Safe Routes

Safe Routes to School is a program that was brought to the U.S. by pioneering Alliance organizations and has now become a federally funded program being coordinated in all 50 states. Find resources on promoting Safe Routes to School, sample activities and materials, and links to other Safe Routes to School resources.

Infrastructure

If your organization is working to improve local infrastructure for bicycling and walking, find information and resources here on bike/pedestrian plans, bike lanes, bridge access, maps, multi-use paths, bike-transit integration, and more.


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