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There is inadequate funding for pedestrian improvements.

Kids drawing on sidewalkIt can be challenging to untangle the funding web for transportation improvements, as the sources of funding are both local and national. In many municipalities, pedestrian improvement and infrastructure funding has historically been quite limited. However, changing funding structures requires understanding the existing funding. The education, equity, and funding toolboxes provide guidance to address this concern.

Recommended Tools
Under each toolbox listed below, you have been directed to categories of tools. Selecting an individual category will link you to the tools from that category that can best be used to address funding needs.

Design, Engineering, and Universal Access
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