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OFFICE OF RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND TECHNOLOGY AT THE TURNER-FAIRBANK HIGHWAY RESEARCH CENTER

Active Transportation Funding and Finance Toolkit

Project Information

Project ID:
FHWA-PROJ-20-0085
Project Abstract:

The Active Transportation Funding and Finance Toolkit provides information on innovative strategies to fund and finance bicycle and pedestrian projects such as value capture, bond financing, public private partnerships, Federal funding options, and local planning assistance grants. The research includes a literature review, six case studies, and a peer exchange summary that provide examples of how various funding sources and financing methods were used to implement active transportation projects and build out multimodal networks in urban, suburban, and rural contexts.

Project Status:
Completed
Project Funding Amount (Contract Award Amount):
$187,427.00
Start Date:
End Date:
Public Access Plan:
Yes
Grant/Contract ID:
  • DTFH61-16-D-00015
FHWA Program Area:
  • Planning, Environment, and Realty
FHWA AMRP Program:
  • Planning for Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety, Connectivity, and Multimodal Mobility, including for Underserved Communities
FHWA Activity:
  • Pedestrian / Bicycle
Project Outputs:

A comprehensive literature review, six case studies, and a peer exchange summary that provides examples of how various funding sources and financing methods were used to implement active transportation projects throughout the United States.

Project Outcomes/Impact:

The research will inform Federal-aid recipients of available financing and funding options to implement active transportation projects and assist transportation practitioners in utilizing the innovative finance strategies to effectively buildout multimodal networks.

Contact Information

First Name:
Darren
Middle Initial:
G.
Last Name:
Buck
Phone Number:
(202) 366-1362
Email Address:
Team:
Livability Team
Office:
Office of Human Environment
Office Code:
HEPH-10

Management Organizations

Sponsor Organization

Organization Role:
Co-Sponsor
Organization:
Federal Highway Administration: Office of Planning, Environment, and Realty - Office of Human Environment
Contact Role:
Contract Office Representative

Managing Organization

Organization Role:
Co-Sponsor
Organization:
Federal Highway Administration: Office of Planning, Environment, and Realty - Office of Human Environment
Contact Role:
Contract Office Representative

Performing Organization

Organization Role:
Co-Sponsor
Organization:
Federal Highway Administration: Office of Planning, Environment, and Realty - Office of Human Environment
Contact Role:
Contract Office Representative

Partners and Other Sponsor/Managing/Performing Organizations

Organization Role:
Co-Sponsor
Organization:
Federal Highway Administration: Office of Innovative Program Delivery
Contact Role:
Co-Sponsor

Deliverables