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New survey: 82 percent of voters don’t believe highway expansions are the best solution...

New nationwide survey shows that prioritizing road repair, improving transit, and reducing driving are more popular options for spending transportation dollars WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 29)...

Steps taken toward first expansion of passenger rail in decades

Amtrak and SRC submit a planning grant that will expand long-distance passenger rail service along the I-20 Corridor and in the Deep South. Today, the...

A Gulf Coast win opens the door for national long-distance passenger rail service

On Monday, CSX, Norfolk Southern, the Alabama State Port Authority, and Amtrak filed a motion to the Surface Transportation Board stating that they’d reached an...

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...

Transportation for America applauds new emissions rule, “a vital first step”

In response to the USDOT’s newly proposed rule for states and municipalities to track and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, Transportation for America Director...

FHWA Complete Streets report lays out an actionable path for transforming street design to...

After the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and USDOT issued a report to Congress this week about Complete Streets, Beth Osborne, Vice President of Transportation...

T4America statement on the passage of the 2021 infrastructure deal

After Congress’ final passage of the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, aka “the infrastructure deal” on Friday, November 5, Transportation for America...

New calculator shows how highway expansions increase traffic

The SHIFT Calculator provides transparency about new traffic created by highway widening and expansion so transportation agencies can make smarter, more sustainable transportation investments. A...

It’s time for infrastructure that works for rural America

Rural Americans need and deserve reliable and convenient transportation options, but current policies are failing them. Today we’re releasing six recommendations to help the...

Why the House and Senate owe transit $10 billion

The Senate’s infrastructure deal came up short on transit in two key ways. The House can address these concerns by restoring the funds cut...

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Congressional briefing emphasizes electrification and public transit to meet climate goals

54 years since the first Earth Day, the US is still focusing on highway expansion. In light of increasing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, due...

There’s a climate cost to America’s freeways, and it’s not paid equally.

The environmental impacts of the Interstate Highway System continue to harm communities of color through health hazards, pollution, and displacement. Flickr photo The sprawling roadway network...

How Indonesian Cities Are Prioritizing Inclusive Public Transport

The lack of holistic data on how marginalized and differently-abled groups move in major cities is often a barrier to developing more inclusive urban...

How Indonesian Cities Are Prioritizing Inclusive Public Transport

The lack of holistic data on how marginalized and differently-abled groups move in major cities is often a barrier to developing more inclusive urban...