Thursday, March 23, 2023

Here’s how the new House bill prioritizes getting people where they need to go

It’s surprising, but the current federal transportation program doesn’t actually require that states spend federal funds to improve people’s access to jobs and services....

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...

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...

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...

House builds on the FAST Act’s change to provide better and more balanced passenger...

Expanding and improving our nation’s passenger rail network to bring better, more reliable passenger rail service to more people is one of the best...

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How ITDP India is ‘Gamifying’ Urban Transport Planning

In 2020, ITDP India launched two national programmes with the Government of India’s Smart Cities Mission — the India Cycles4Change and Streets4People Challenges — aimed at...

The stakes in the states

The next federal transportation reauthorization won’t pass for another three years, but change can still happen at the state level. Here’s why state legislatures...

How the Historic City of Cuenca, Ecuador is Modernizing Its Transport Systems

Situated at the intersection of four rivers, the city of Cuenca — the third largest in Ecuador — is an internationally recognized UNESCO World...

Mining public funds for (minimal) private gain

Lawmakers in Nevada have recently introduced legislation to set aside Carbon Reduction Program funds—about $3.9 million per year—for medium- and heavy-duty vehicle (MHDV) electrification....