Walking and biking are essential transportation options in Ohio communities. ODOT's Active Transportation Program addresses the needs of people walking and biking while helping build local, regional and state-level capacity to ensure that walking and biking are safe, comfortable and convenient transportation options.
What is Active Transportation?
Active transportation is human-powered transportation that engages people in healthy physical activity while they travel from place to place. People walking, bicycling, using strollers, wheelchairs/mobility devices, skateboarding and rollerblading are engaged in active transportation.
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Planning & Initiatives
ODOT engages in several planning & initiative projects that include promoting Active Transportation as a goal for Ohioans.
Data & Evaluation
ODOT collects data to inform, enlighten and support Active Transportation projects.
ODOT incorporates Active Transportation design standards into any transportation project where appropriate.
ODOT has funding programs that can be used for active transportation projects.
Education & Promotion
ODOT provides training, information and materials to educate transportation professionals and for educational professionals.
Active Transportation Plan Development Guide
This document provides guidance on how Ohio communities can incorporate active transportation into local planning efforts.
AT Plan Development Assistance 2022 Application Guidance
To assist local governments in developing an ATP, ODOT is accepting applications for Active Transportation Plan Development Assistance.