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Recreation Trail Program (RTP) Legislation

  • 03/26/2021 4:00 PM
    Message # 10238572
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Recreational Trails Program (RTP) utilizes funds collected from off-road federal gas taxes to pay for trail construction, maintenance and education for both motorized and non-motorized recreation. Our club applies for RTP funds almost every year for maintaining our trail system.

    Bipartisan legislation has again been introduced which requires the Federal Highway Administration to conduct a fuel usage study and increases the funding from the current $84 Million to at least $250 Million. It is estimated that users pay more than $270 Million in federal gas taxes each year on their non-highway vehicles.

    Please contact your Congressman and Senators and ask them to sign on to HR 1864 as a co-sponsor. It won't cost you anything but a little time and it could double or triple the amount of funds available for our trail system.

    To write your Representative, use this link:
    https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative

    To write your Senators, use this link:
    https://www.senate.gov/senators/senators-contact.htm?State=OR

    Last modified: 03/26/2021 4:02 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
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