Recreational Trails Program. Recreational Trails Program. The Recreational Trails Program (RTP) provides funds to the States to develop and maintain recreational trails and trail-related facilities for nonmotorized and motorized recreational trail uses. - Federal Highway Administration.
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The Recreational Trails Program (RTP) provides funds to the States to develop and maintain recreational trails and trail-related facilities for nonmotorized and motorized recreational trail uses.
- Federal Highway Administration
Program Goal: Encourage all kinds of trail enthusiasts to work together to provide a wide variety of recreational trail opportunities
1990 Congress makes major shift in surface transportation policy, now pedestrian and bicycle facilities are eligible for federal-aid highway funds.
Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act
Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century
Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users
Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014
Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century
A transportation fund which receives money from a federal fuel tax of 18.3 cents per gallon on gasoline and 24.4 cents per gallon of diesel fuel and related excise taxes
50%Based Upon Fuel Use in Each State
Since 1991, the Recreational Trails Program has received over $915 million in federal funding
Georgia Appalachian Trail Club -Nancy LovingoodSecond position vacantBICYCLISTS
Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association - Keith Owen Second position vacantOFF-ROAD VEHICLE USERS
Southern Four Wheel Drive Association - Dave Logan Georgia Recreational Trail Riders Association - Bruce Dreher
Chattahoochee Trail Horse Association - Debbie Crowe
Back Country Horsemen of North Georgia - Randy BrownWATER TRAIL USERS
Georgia Canoe Association- Dan MacIntyreGREENWAYS USERS
Lumpkin County - Carlton Harris
Fulton County - Greta DeMayoThird position vacant
Altamaha River Canoe Trail Map & Adventure Guide
The RTP legislation permits Georgia to use five percent of its RTP funds for educational efforts.
Trails Education Program
Trails School & Crew Leader Training
$ 100,000 + $ 25,000 = $ 125,000
Complete the Georgia RTP application form
Each criteria question is scored.
Total points will rank against other applicants in the same trail use category.
770-656-2770 Ext. 6