Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Developing a workforce to get the most out of the infrastructure bill

How can we build up our transportation industry without a developed workforce? Flickr photo by sandwichgirlWorkforce recruitment and retention issues that plagued the transportation...

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 boosting access to jobs and services

Image from PxfuelThe ultimate point of transportation spending should be to connect people to jobs and services. But that’s not what we primarily use...

How will the infrastructure law improve active transportation and Complete Streets?

Screen grab from our recent video “Not just a way to get from A to B”, a look at Tucson, AZ’s attempts to expand...

What does the new infrastructure law mean for micromobility?

The expansion of grant and formula eligibility in the infrastructure law to include micromobility will give communities and states additional options for providing more...

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...

Passenger rail funding in the infrastructure bill: Building a national network

Passenger rail was one of the brightest spots in the new infrastructure bill, with $102 billion for passenger and freight rail projects through direct...

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Transit fiscal cliff or transit fiscal doom?

When ridership plummeted at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, transit agencies across the country experienced substantial operating budget deficits. The federal government responded...

TRB: Transportation’s Really Broken

The Transportation Research Board’s Annual Meeting was held earlier this January in Washington, D.C. Despite claiming to be at the forefront of innovation, most...

Keeping Pace: Opportunities for Change within Greater Boston’s Bus System

ITDP and LivableStreets Alliance’s Keeping Pace report shows that the MBTA bus system in Greater Boston has not kept up with surging service demand...

Repealing jaywalking laws to refocus on street design

Washington could be the next state to repeal jaywalking laws. While the repeal could address racial and social justice issues, the effort could also...