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Since 1991, the Recreational Trails Program (RTP) has helped states and local communities create and maintain thousands of miles of trails we all enjoy, all across the country. But funding for RTP has not kept pace with increased demand for trails and the outdoors.
The bipartisan Recreational Trails Full Funding Act of 2021 introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would fully fund RTP to at least $250 million—more than double current funding—to help states and local communities build and maintain more trails.
Your representative has signed on as a cosponsor of this important legislation. Please use the form below to thank them for supporting the trails we all love.
Personalized messages work best. Be sure to tell your elected officials why connected trail and active transportation networks are important to you.
Recreational Trails Full Funding Act of 2021 is cosponsored by Reps. Peter Welch (Vermont-At Large), John Curtis (Utah-3), Michael F.Q. San Nicolas (Guam-At Large), Michael Simpson (Idaho-2), Chris Stewart (Utah-2), Jared Huffman (Calif.-2), Derek Kilmer (Wash.-6), Tom O’Halleran (Ariz.-1), Marilyn Strickland (Wash.-10), Rick Larsen (Wash.-2), Richard Neal (Mass.-1), Steve Stivers (Ohio-15) and Grace F. Napolitano (D-Calif.-32).
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