Monday, June 27, 2022

Compact & Electrified Cities Have the Potential to Massively Reduce Emissions

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Riding Into A New Urban Agenda

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Getting to equitable outcomes in the infrastructure law

Despite the rhetoric, the infrastructure law falls well short of truly addressing the decades of harm our transportation system has inflicted on marginalized communities,...

The infrastructure law is not climate legislation, but states could make it green

On Jan. 10, 2015, Dock Street in Annapolis, MD flooded after receiving over three quarters of an inch of rain in 24 hours. Flickr...

The infrastructure law and safety: Will it be able to move the needle?

A street in Atlanta that could easily be Anywhere, USA. T4 America photo by Stephen Lee Davis.The new infrastructure law authorizes around $650 billion...

Securing a Sustainable Future through Child-centered Mobility

ITDP needs your help to transform cities into safer and healthier places for children to live, grow, and learn.   With a $45 gift to ITDP...

Reducing emissions with better transit, part two: Improve transit access

Increasing funding for transit operations is a vital first step to help more people drive less, but there’s an equally important next step: connecting...

Lemonade from lemons: Improvements worth celebrating within flawed infrastructure bill

Money from the finalized $1.2 trillion infrastructure deal is already flowing out to states and metro areas who are plugging it right into projects...

From policy to action: Six things USDOT should do yesterday to maximize the...

Because of the shortcomings in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA)’s actual policy, an enormous amount of pressure now rests on USDOT and...

Electric vehicles aren’t good for equity, but we should try

Electric vehicles, while vital for reducing emissions and meeting our long-term emissions reduction goals, are not a good strategy for improving existing inequities in...

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An Antiracist Future For Our Highways

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An Antiracist Future For Our Infrastructure

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The infrastructure law wasn’t perfect, but now it’s reality

Flickr photo by Oregon Department of TransportationFocusing on whether the infrastructure law was “good” or “bad” will fail to shape how its  historic cash...

How Cycling Powers People and Economies

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