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Recreational Trails Program. Benefits of Recreational Trails. 1. Good for the mind. 2 . Good for the body. 3. Positively impacts your social life. 4 . Good for the economy. 5. Great for the great outdoors. . Recreational Trails Program. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Recreational Trails Program

1Benefits of Recreational Trails1. Good for the mind. 2. Good for the body. 3. Positively impacts your social life. 4. Good for the economy. 5. Great for the great outdoors. 2Recreational Trails ProgramThe 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. (www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/recreational_trails/)

RTP Goal: To encourage all kinds of trail enthusiasts to work together to provide a wide variety of recreational trail opportunities.

1991 ISTEA Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act

1998 TEA-21 Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century

2005 SAFTEA-LU Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users

2012 MAP-21 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (expires September 30,2014)

History1990 Congress makes major shift in surface transportation policy, now pedestrian and bicycle facilities are eligible for federal-aid highway funds.U.S. Highway Trust Fund A transportation fund which receives money from afederal fuel taxof 18.3 cents per gallon on gasoline and 24.4 cents per gallon of diesel fuel and related excise taxes

RTP operates on the user-pay/user-benefit philosophy

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50%DistributedEqually

50%Based Upon Fuel Use in Each State

Since 1991, the Recreational Trails Program has received over $915 million in federal funding

All About RTPFederal Highway Administration provides funds and guidance, but each state administers its own program

States required to use RTP project funds according to a legislative formula

Animated radial list with picture(Intermediate)

To reproduce the SmartArt effects on this slide, do the following:On the Home tab, in the Slides group, click Layout, and then click Blank. On the Insert tab, in the Illustrations group, click SmartArt. In the Choose a SmartArt Graphic dialog box, in the left pane, click Relationship. In the Relationship pane, click Radial List, and then click OK to insert the graphic into the slide. To enter text, select the graphic, and then click one of the arrows on the left border. In the Type your text here dialog box, in the top level bullets, enter the text for the three, smaller circle shapes in the graphic. In the second-level bullets, type the text for the bullets to the right of the three, smaller circle shapes.On the slide, select the SmartArt, and then on the Design tab, in the Themes group, click Colors, and under Built-In, select Technic.Press and hold CTRL, and on the slide, select the large circle and all three small circles.On the Home tab, in the Drawing group, click the arrow to the right of Shape Effects, point to Preset, and under Presets and select Preset 2 (first row, the second option from the left).On the slide, click on the picture icon in the center of the large circle. In the Insert Picture dialog box, select a picture, and then click Insert. (Notes: (1) If the picture in the large circle is distorted, tile the picture as a texture by selecting the large, picture-filled circle, and then on the Home tab, in the bottom right corner of the Drawing group, click the Format Shape dialog box launcher. In the Format Shape dialog box, click Fill in the left pane, and in the Fill pane check Tile picture as texture. (2) If necessary, change the tile position of the picture within the shape. To do this, in the Format Shape dialog box, in the Fill pane, under Tiling options, enter values into the Offset X and Offset Y boxes to reposition the focal point of the picture. To resize the picture, in the Format Shape dialog box, in the Fill pane, under Tiling options, enter values into the Scale X and Scale Y boxes.)Select the top, small circle in the SmartArt graphic. On the Home tab, in the bottom right corner of the Drawing group, click the Format Shape dialog box launcher. In the Format Shape dialog box, click Fill in the left pane, and in the Fill pane click Solid fill, and then in the Color list select Gray-25%, Background 2, Darker 75% (fifth row, the third option from the left).Select the middle small circle in the SmartArt graphic. On the Home tab, in the bottom right corner of the Drawing group, click the Format Shape dialog box launcher. In the Format Shape dialog box, click Fill in the left pane, and in the Fill pane click Solid fill, and then in the Color list select Gold, Accent 2 (first row, the sixth option from the left).Select the bottom small circle in the SmartArt graphic. On the Home tab, in the bottom right corner of the Drawing group, click the Format Shape dialog box launcher. In the Format Shape dialog box, click Fill in the left pane, and in the Fill pane click Solid fill, and then in the Color list select Lavender, Accent 3 (first row, the seventh option from the left).Press and hold CTRL, and select all three lines connecting the large circle to the three smaller circles. On the Home tab, in the bottom right corner of the Drawing group, click the Format Shape dialog box launcher. In the Format Shape dialog box, do the following:Click Line Color in the left pane, and in the Line Color pane click Solid line.Also in the Line Color pane, in the Color list select White, Background 1, Darker 25% (fourth row, first option from the left).Click Line Style in the left pane, and in the Line Style pane, in the Width box enter 2.5 pt.Also in the Line Style pane, in the Dash type list select Round Dot (second option from the top).Press and hold CTRL, and select all three text boxes in the SmartArt graphic. On the Home tab, in the Font group, in the Font Size box enter 22 pt.

To reproduce the animation effects on this slide, do the following:Select the SmartArt graphic on the slide. On the Animations tab, in the Advanced Animation group, click Add Animation, and then under Entrance click Fade.Also on the Animations tab, in the Timing group, do the following:In the Start list, select With Previous.In the Duration box, enter 1.00 seconds.Also on the Animations tab, in the Animation group, click Effect Options, and then click One by One.Also on the Animations tab, in the Advanced Animation group, click Animation Pane. In the Animation Pane, click the double arrow to expand the contents of the list.In the Animation Pane, select the first effect in the list (fade entrance effect). On the Animations tab, in the Animation group, click More, and then under Entrance click Grow & Turn. In the Animation Pane, select the second effect in the list (fade entrance effect). On the Animations tab, in the Animation group, click More, and then under Entrance click Wipe. Also on the Animations tab, in the Timing group, do the following:In the Start list, select After Previous.In the Speed list, select 0.50 seconds.Also on the Animations tab, in the Animation group, click Effect Options, and then click From Left.In the Animation Pane, select the third effect in the list (fade entrance effect). On the Animations tab, in the Animation group, click More, and then under Entrance click Zoom. Also on the Animations tab, in the Timing group, do the following:In the Start list, select With Previous.In the Duration box, enter 1.00 second.In the Animation Pane, select the fourth effect in the list (fade entrance effect). On the Animations tab, in the Timing group, in the Start list, select With Previous.Press and hold CTRL, and in the Animation Pane, select the fifth and eighth effects in the list (fade entrance effects). On the Animations tab, in the Animation group, click More, and then under Entrance click Wipe. Also on the Animations tab, in the Timing group, in the Duration box, enter 0.50 seconds.Also on the Animations tab, in the Animation group, click Effect Options, and then click From Left.Press and hold CTRL, and in the Animation Pane, select the sixth and ninth effects in the list (fade entrance effects). On the Animations tab, in the Animation group, click More, and then under Entrance click Zoom. Also on the Animation tab, in the Timing group, do the following:In the Start list, select With Previous.In the Duration list, select 0.50 seconds.Press and hold CTRL, and in the Animation Pane, select the seventh and tenth effects in the list (fade entrance effects). On the Animations tab, in the Timing group, in the Start list select After Previous.

To reproduce the background effects on this slide, do the following:Right-click the slide background area, and then click Format Background. In the Format Background dialog box, click Fill in the left pane, select Gradient fill in the Fill pane, and then do the following:In the Type list, select Radial.Click the button next to Direction, and then click From Center (third option from the left). Under Gradient stops, click Add gradient stop or Remove gradient stop until two stops appear in the slider.Also under Gradient stops, customize the gradient stops that you added as follows:Select the first stop in the slider, and then do the following:In the Position box, enter 0%.Click the button next to Color, and then under Theme Colors select White, Background 1 (first row, first option from the left). Select the last stop on the slider, and then do the following: In the Position box, enter 100%.Click the button next to Color, and then under Theme Colors select White, Background 1, Darker 35% (fifth row, first option from the left).

EligibilityTypes of Trailsmountain bikinghiking/walkingequestrianoff-highway vehiclewater trails (canoe/kayak launch)

Who is eligible to apply for RTP funds?city governmentscounty governmentsfederal agenciesauthorized commissionsstate agencies

80% Cost Share 20% MatchEligible Practices Development and rehabilitation of trailside and trailhead facilitiesConstruction of new trails Maintenance a