Monday, October 3, 2022

Recruiting and retaining the best: Transit workforce best practices

Transit agencies now have the federal funding needed to develop a world-class transit workforce, but pulling it off is another question. We’ve compiled strategies...

Join us on 9/14: How to Reconnect Communities

On Wednesday, September 14 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern join us to learn how to maximize the impact of the new Reconnecting Communities Program. Divisive...

Four ways states and the Biden administration can curb transportation pollution

Last month, the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) proposed a new rule that will require states to measure and set goals for reducing greenhouse gas...

Congressional appropriations proposals miss the mark

The appropriations process for 2023 determines funding levels for key infrastructure projects set up under the new infrastructure law. Congress’s proposals and the president’s...

Congressional appropriations proposals miss the mark

The appropriations process for 2023 determines funding levels for key infrastructure projects set up under the new infrastructure law. Congress’s proposals and the president’s...

2022 Transportation for America internship program

Smart Growth America (SGA) and its transportation program, Transportation for America (T4America), are looking to recruit a minimum of two interns to support its...

Here’s what you need to know about the Inflation Reduction Act

The Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act, a budget reconciliation package that includes some portions of President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda. This is...

The half-promise of the Carbon Reduction Program

This post was written by Mollie Dalbey and Stephen Coleman Kenny, members of the Transportation for America policy team. The Carbon Reduction Program (CRP), a...

Reconnecting Communities: Initiating restorative transportation justice

Much of the work of smart transportation focuses on playing defense against divisive infrastructure projects that would make travel more difficult. Now, communities and...

New reconciliation package includes funds for safety, access

In response to the proposed Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, Transportation for America Director Beth Osborne released this statement: We are glad to see Congress...

Latest articles

Following through on the ADA: The All Stations Accessibility Program

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) released a notice of funding opportunity for the All Stations Accessibility Program (ASAP) that allocates $343 million in fiscal...

A blueprint for Amtrak success from T4A Chair John Robert Smith

Amtrak has a workforce crisis on its hands. While the COVID-19 pandemic brought many of these problems to light, it did not create them....