The League of American Bicyclists' Bicycle Friendly America program provides a roadmap, hands-on assistance adn recogntion for states, commumities, universities and businesses. The BFA program is a tool to make bicycling a real transporation and recreation option for all people.
Funding availability: see notice
Deadline: Spring - February, 5, 2019; Fall - August 9, 2018
Supports nonprofit organizations (cities would be required to partner) to address of the following categories: Safety, with a focus o railway, public, and personal safety; Environment, with a focus on land, water, and air preservation and restoration; Wellness, with a focus on healthy lifestyles and wellness education; and Community, with a focus on community leadership and service.
Funding availability: $2,500 to $5,000.
Deadline: January 1-December 15 annually
Supports bicycle infrastructure projects and targeted initiatives that make it easier and safer for people of all ages and abilities to ride.
Funding availability: up to $10,000
Deadline: October 19, 2018
The Voices for Healthy Kids opportunities were highlighted at the 2018 Safe Streets Summit. The opportunities support nonprofit organizations, and cities may partner with nonprofits. They include the Open RFA and Incubator grants. They include but are not limited to: create equitable, long-term funding for bicycling and walking, road construction ad reconstruction to create complete streets, codify safe routes to school programs in state law and secure appropriations or Transportation Alternatives Program allocations for both infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects.
Funding availability: varies - $30,000 to $125,000
Deadline: July 13, 2018
TPA launched the BikePalmBeach.org website to provide and share information with the public about local bicycling facilities and events of interest. Users are invited to submit information to share about their own bicycling events. The website is expected to grow in the availability of relevant information to promote safe bicycling in Palm Beach County as a viable means of transportation. Please use BikePalmBeach.org as a resource and contribute appropriate listings to be included.
Summary of funding programs under the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) offers a free guide offering step-by-step instructions for residents and community groups looking to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety, access, and comfort. View or download the guide: "A Resident's Guide for Creating Safer Communities for Walking and Bicycling."
It's like having your own car in the city - but with free gas and insurance. Okay, it's better than having your own car.