Wednesday, May 5, 2021

State safety targets show need for Congress to further prioritize safety

The following blog post is co-authored and published in partnership with the League of American Bicyclists, a national non-profit advocating to make cycling accessible...

House transportation bill goes big on climate

House transportation leaders introduced legislation to update our national transportation program to address climate, equity, safety and public health. Climate advocates and climate leaders on...

CDC quietly revises their guidance to encourage people to use transit safely

Two weekends ago the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention quietly revised their guidance for using public transportation after an outpouring of criticism from Transportation...

Reaching Higher

Thanks a Billion! CapMetro reached a huge milestone in January: 1 billion rides! Our mission is to connect people and communities to jobs and opportunities, and...

Llegando Mas Alta

¡Mil Millones de Gracias! CapMetro alcanzó una enorme meta en enero: ¡Mil millones de viajes! Nuestro objetivo es conectar a los usuarios y a las comunidades...

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How has President Biden done on transportation in his first 100 days?

President Biden has gotten a lot of attention for his (good) infrastructure plan and overall approach to transportation. But after 100 days in office,...

Senate Republicans’ small funding proposal is a roadmap to nowhere

Last week, Senate Republicans released an infrastructure proposal in response to President Biden’s American Jobs Plan. Not only did Republicans cut public transit funding...

Now hiring: Communications associate

Transportation for America, a program of Smart Growth America, is seeking a skilled and motivated individual with knowledge, experience and interest in writing about...

Senators hone in on 80/20 split, transit operations funding at Banking hearing

Last week, the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee held a hearing on investing in public transit in the next long-term transportation law....