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State Bike Funding Saved
14 Mar 2005
You Did It! State Bike Funding Saved
You Did It! State Bike Funding Saved

When the federal government announced a "rescission" (a requirement that the state government return funds that the federal government had already given them), MassBike and the cycling advocacy community wanted to ensure that bike funding did not take a disproportionate cut.

Thanks to grassroots advocacy, the administration took note and 100% of Transportation Enhancements dollars (a key source of bike funding) were preserved, and Recreational Trails funds were also saved.

Upcoming Lecture:

Promoting Safe Walking and Cycling to Improve Public Health

Professor John Pucher of Rutgers University will be at MIT on Thursday, March 17 to lecture on the topic "Promoting Safe Walking and Cycling to Improve Public Health: Lessons from Europe." Join him from noon-2pm at a location to be announced.
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