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ATP Cycle 6 Webinar # 2: Ensuring the Sustainability of your Non-Infrastructure Program

Please join us for the second in our 2021-2022 ATP Webinar Series. The Safe Routes Partnership began hosting webinars for applicants to the Active Transportation Program in Cycle 5, and we are excited to provide another round of webinars in anticipation of Cycle 6. The second in our webinar series will be held March 1 from 3pm-4pm PST, will focus on sustainability for non-infrastructure programs, either in stand-alone ATP applications, or in combined infrastructure/non infrastructure applications.

 

ATP Cycle 5 Boosted by $500 million

Last month, we wrote about a letter we and our allies had sent requesting a $1 billion augmentation from the General Fund surplus. Since then, Governor Newsom proposed in his May budget revision, and the State Legislature has approved, a $500 million augmentation. While this is not as much as we hoped, it is a significant boost to the program, and more than was available in Cycle 5 originally.

More Funding is Needed for the Active Transportation Program

After the most competitive cycle yet of the Active Transportation Program, we and our partners in mobility and environmental justice advocacy are pushing for a $1 Billion augmentation to Cycle 5 from the State General Fund, which is currently benefiting from an unprecedented one-time surplus. This augmentation would be sufficient to fully fund all applications that received a score of at least 80 out of 100 in Cycle 5, a threshold that we believe should be the expectation in every future ATP cycle.


Statewide News: ClimatePlan Proposes Investments in Public and Active Transportation to Address COVID-19

ClimatePlan recently developed a vision for how to use existing transportation dollars in the short-term to speed economy and health recovery during and after the pandemic, as well as long-term solutions to advance public and active transportation.  We were pleased to join the letter, along with many other partners.  The letter details how the state can prioritize active and pu

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