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By the numbers: These states are the biggest fans of four-wheel drive

Surprisingly, not a single southern state even makes it into the top 10.

What combination of driven wheels is most popular in my state?" is a question that nobody but a marketing professional has ever asked, but now that automotive market researcher iSeeCars has answered it, you can't help but be a little curious which locales like what.

Outdoor recreation helps drive the US economy

For the second consecutive year, federal government statistics demonstrated that outdoor recreation is a key driver of the national economy and communities around the country. The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) report found that outdoor recreation in 2017 supported 5.2 million jobs and accounted for $778 billion in annual economic impact. Some of the largest outdoor recreation activities include motorized recreation, boating and fishing, RV’ing, biking, hunting, camping and skiing.

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Designed to Shorten Environmental Reviews (NEPA) Issued

Earlier this month the Council on Environmental Quality issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking -Update to the Regulations Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). This proposed rulemaking is intended to “…revise and modernize… NEPA regulations to facilitate more efficient, effective, and timely NEPA reviews by Federal agencies.”

Coalition for Recreational Trails celebrates 2019 successes

Unveils new website/infographics

Washington, D.C. (January 26, 2020) –The Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) expressed appreciation for bipartisan Congressional efforts which moved the Recreational Trails Program (RTP) forward recently and offer real hope that additional federal non-highway recreational fuel taxes will soon provide better and safer trails. Led by U.S. Senators Shaheen, Risch, Klobuchar, Burr, Daines and Van Hollen, Hill champions of RTP succeeded in including preparation of an estimate of non-highway recreational fuel usage to facilitate Congressional determination of future RTP funding levels in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s FY2020 budget.

ACTION ALERT: Contact your rep to support Recreational Trails Program

The Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) calls on all trail organizations and trail enthusiasts to take action immediately to continue and to expand the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), the national trails assistance program that aids all trail activities nationwide through use of federal non-highway recreational fuel taxes. A huge step occurred late last year when the Congress instructed the U.S. Department of Transportation to develop a timely estimate of the fuel tax generated through non-highway recreational activities in its FY2020 budget and included RTP reauthorization in key Senate legislation creating the next-gen surface transportation program. Now, action in the House of Representatives is underway and underscores the bipartisan and coast-to-coast support RTP enjoys in the Congress.

NOHVCC hosts USFS risk assessment webinar September 30

NOHVCC hosts USFS risk assessment webinar September 30

NOHVCC’s webinar series continues– join us on September 30!

USFS Risk Assessment Guidance

Anyone who organizes or participates in events or performs volunteer efforts on National Forests should join us for our September 30 webinar. Sandy Bearden, Safety Manager, United States Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region will describe the new Forest Service guidance that will impact the way volunteers and others assess risk in projects. This webinar will allow you to hear directly from the Forest Service about any new expectations, as well as provide an opportunity to have questions answered.

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