Wednesday, February 1, 2023

The infrastructure bill’s limited state of repair funding and policies

Flickr photo of bridge resurfacing by WSDOT. https://www.flickr.com/photos/wsdot/49921039787There is very little new funding in the infrastructure bill specifically dedicated to repair and no new...

Fix-it-first would be a win for rural communities

From Wikimedia CommonsThe lack of repair requirements in the infrastructure bill will shortchange rural areas, costing them potential jobs and leaving them with crumbling...

Fix-it-first would be a win for rural communities

From Wikimedia CommonsThe lack of repair requirements in the infrastructure bill will shortchange rural areas, costing them potential jobs and leaving them with crumbling...

Nine ways the House’s transportation proposal starts to make a “paradigm shift”

With the House’s INVEST in America Act being considered in committee on Wednesday, it’s a good time to look at what else beyond our...

New House transportation bill goes 3 for 3 on T4America’s core principles

Late last week the House released their new five-year proposal for transportation policy and spending, known as the INVEST in America Act. By focusing...

Amendment to the House’s INVEST Act would help to close the repair loopholes

UPDATE: The House’s transportation bill is being debated and voted on starting tomorrow (Wednesday, June 17th), and a vital new amendment would strengthen the...

The House bill needs some changes to make repair the number one priority

The House’s new INVEST Act made a strong effort to prioritize maintenance, but there are still loopholes that can allow states and metro areas...

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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

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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...