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Reconciliation: A last chance for transit, climate, and equity in America’s infrastructure program

Corinne Kisner, Executive Director, and Janette Sadik-Khan, Chair of the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), today issued the following statement in response to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s advancement of the Build Back Better Act: NACTO strongly supports the House’s forward-thinking proposals that would strengthen the infrastructure bill and squarely address the […]

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NACTO Announces New Executive Board Leadership

Board Includes Visionary Leaders from Philadelphia, Houston, Austin, Chicago and Oakland Today, the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), an association of 91 cities and transit agencies across North America, announced Mike Carroll, Deputy Managing Director of the Philadelphia Office of Transportation and Infrastructure Systems (oTIS), as the board’s President, and Veronica O. Davis, […]

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Statement: The Senate’s Infrastructure Bill Allows for Unchecked Highway Expansion and Reverses Climate Action 

Corinne Kisner, Executive Director, and Janette Sadik-Khan, Chair of the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), today issued the following statement in response to the Senate’s passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA):  Even as the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned that our planet is heading toward an increasingly uninhabitable […]

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A Deal for the Sake of a Deal?

Or How to Improve the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework for Good Policy, Not Politics Negotiations over the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework (BIF) are advancing, and we must ensure that city voices are part of the final deal. As it stands, the BIF would largely continue the failed policies that make American transportation unsafe, unsustainable, and inequitable. It […]

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Statement: NACTO commends House leaders for passing the transformative INVEST in America Act

Corinne Kisner, Executive Director of the National Association of City Transportation Officials today issued the following statement about the passage of the INVEST in America Act:Corinne Kisner, Executive Director of the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), today issued the following statement in response to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s INVEST in America […]

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America’s Infrastructure Plan: $527 billion to do what?

Corinne Kisner, Executive Director, and Janette Sadik-Khan, Chair of the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), today issued the following statement in response to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework:  The long-promised Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework could be great news, or it could simply reinforce America’s dangerous status quo. Without overhauling how infrastructure funds are spent, the […]

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NACTO Announces 10 Grants for an Equitable Recovery Through Repurposing City Streets

10 NACTO Member Cities Selected to Receive $50,000 for Projects with Community-Based Organizations The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies, today announced the winners of Streets for Pandemic Response and Recovery grants, which provide short-term funding and technical assistance to cities to help them adapt streets in service of […]

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Online shopping boom fuels need for new urban freight strategies

New report in lead-up to Amazon Prime Day highlights cities tackling gridlocked streets, strained delivery services NEW YORK CITY — The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), Bloomberg Associates and the Pembina Institute today released Building Healthy Cities in the Doorstep-Delivery Era: Sustainable urban freight solutions from around the world, a report that identifies […]

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STATEMENT: The House gets it right: Proposed House transportation bill is the right direction for addressing America’s infrastructure needs

Corinne Kisner, Executive Director of the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), today issued the following statement in response to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s INVEST in America Act: NACTO applauds Chairman DeFazio and all members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for reintroducing an improved INVEST in America Act. This transformative […]

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