Active Transportation & Built Environment

Bills that are relevant to active transportation and built environment research taking place at the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living can be viewed here.

Active Transportation & Built Environment

Bill # Author Status Brief Description Past Bills (2017)
SB 180 State Sen. Borris L. Miles

Filed - 11/14/18

Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development - 2/1/19

In designated "Environmental justice Communities" (>30% have income below 200% of federal poverty level OR 50% or more are racial/ethnic minority), permits for a new facility must file a public participation plan, consult with chief elected official, participate in a public hearing, and may mitigate negative environmental impacts via area improvements such as bike lanes, park staffing, urban forestry, community gardens, environmental education reducing diesel pollution, or other negotiated benefit.