Category Archives: Policy

Transportation Funding Policy Statements

Pennsylvania Walks and Bikes is an active voice in Harrisburg during the debate over transportation funding.  Our efforts have brought bike and ped issues to the table, but we can’t do it alone.  Please take these documents and send a … Continue reading

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PA Walks and Bikes Transportation Funding Policy Asks

Even though bicycling and walking make up 12% of trips in Pennsylvania, and bicyclists and pedestrians make up 11% of the fatalities statewide, Pennsylvania only spends 1.5% of its transportation budget on biking and walking projects and that 1.5% is … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Needs A Responsible & Comprehensive Solution For Transportation Funding

By Hans van Naerssen, Chair, Pennsylvania Walks and Bikes February 2013 Pennsylvanians deserve to travel safely whether they drive a car, take a bus or train, ride a bike or walk.  And no matter how one travels to and from … Continue reading

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Policy Alert – Transportation Funding

Earlier this week, Governor Corbett laid out in his budget address a proposal for raising $1.8 billion to close the current transportation budget gap.  This is a critical year for Pennsylvania to take the opportunity to find new funding to help repair … Continue reading

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Save Cycling! Contact Congress Before It Is To Late

Congress is still in conference committee discussing the final Transportation Bill and programs that fund bicycle and pedestrian facilities are still on the chopping block.  Don’t let Congress turn back the clock twenty years by eliminating our funding. There is … Continue reading

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