Bipartisan bill would update funding formula and provide at least $250 million to support recreational trails. Take Action.

Bipartisan bill would update funding formula and provide at least $250 million to support recreational trails. Take Action.

The Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) is an alliance of national and regional trail-related organizations across a broad spectrum of interests representing motorized and non-motorized communities. Its members work together to build awareness and understanding of the Recreational Trails Program, which returns federal gasoline taxes paid by off-highway recreationists to the states for trail development and maintenance. Read more about CRT.

RTP embraces the “user-pay/user-benefit” philosophy of the Highway Trust Fund, returning federal tax on fuel used for nonhighway recreation to the states for trail projects. Although the tax supporting the Fund is paid only by gas-using vehicles, revenue is available for all recreational trails. Read more about RTP.


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We have reluctantly decided to postpone our call for the 2020 Achievement Awards due to the COVID-19 crisis. We will offer this exciting opportunity to recognize outstanding trail projects funded by the national Recreational Trails Program later in the year.


 

RTP FACT: More than 25,000 recreational trails projects have been funded since 1993.


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