2021 - Fact Sheet

Decoding the Jargon: Local Budget Basics for Funding Safe Routes to Parks

This factsheet offers an overview of how active transportation and parks and recreation are typically funded. 

When advocates ask city staff for infrastructure improvements, the number one question they are asked is “how will we pay for it?” Use this information to learn more about your local budget and prepare for conversations with your city staff and elected officials to advocate for active transportation and park access improvements.