Moving Forward in 2017: Active Transportation in the New Congress and Trump Administration
America Walks and Rails-to-Trails Conservancy hosted a policy briefing on January 5, 2017 at 2 p.m. Eastern. The briefing explored what’s anticipated in federal trail, walking and biking policy as the new Congress and Trump administration prepare to take office. Experts in transportation and public health policy and former Congressman Tom Petri (R-WI) shared their intelligence and unique insights about what the new political climate will bring for active transportation.
- Read more about the Partnership for Active Transportation’s agenda and recommendations in the Active Transportation Agenda for the Next President. Download a copy here.
- We encourage you and your organization’s members to sign Rail-to-Trails Conservancy’s petition to the next president with the message that you support investments in trails, walking and biking as part of our nation’s transportation system.
- Learn more about the health policy priorities discussed on the webinar with Trust for America’s Health’s Blueprint for a Healthier America 2016: Policy Priorities for the Next Administration and Congress.