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NACTO & the USDOT Volpe Center Release Best Practices for Redesigning Large Vehicles in Urban Environments

Vehicle Designs Currently on Market but Not in Widespread Use Can Improve Driver Visibility and Street Maneuverability, Saving Lives through Fewer and Less Severe Crashes The National Association of City Transportation Officials, an organization that represents 63 cities and 11 transit agencies in North America, and the U.S. Department of Transportation Volpe Center today released […]

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Detroit to pilot a solution for cities working with e-scooter and dockless bike-share providers to share and analyze trip data to allocate street space to sustainable transportation, reduce traffic crashes, and provide more equitable transportation access Detroit – October 29, 2018 – Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) and […]

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Ford Motor Co., Uber and Lyft Announce Agreement to Share Data Through New Platform that Gives Cities and Mobility Companies New Tools to Manage Congestion, Cut Greenhouse Gases and Reduce Crashes

An expanding network of companies commits to use SharedStreets to share data and collaborate with cities to ensure that the digital transportation revolution supports sustainable, inclusive mobility New York – Ford Motor Company, Uber and Lyft today announced an unprecedented commitment to SharedStreets, a new data platform designed to make it easier for the private sector […]

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NACTO and the Better Bike Share Partnership release best practice guidance for engaging communities in mobility initiatives

The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), an organization that represents 63 cities and 11 transit agencies across North America, and the Better Bike Share Partnership today released Strategies for Engaging Community (pdf), a practitioner’s guide to building meaningful and effective relationships with constituents and historically underserved communities. This guidance, developed by and for […]

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2,200 Projects Built & More Findings from this Year’s Data Snapshot 

NACTO is excited to release findings from the inaugural NACTO City Data Snapshot (pdf). These findings are the result of a data collection effort that began in January 2018 and concluded in June 2018, in which NACTO asked all member cities to complete a brief snapshot that asked about recent accomplishments, current activities, and organizational […]

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Green Light for Great Streets: Accelerating Change 

Over the course of the last year, NACTO’s Green Light for Great Streets project explored structural challenges facing transportation agencies, and uncovered the patterns and opportunities that cities often use to get more done, faster. From May 2017 through June 2018, we conducted a comprehensive assessment of the responsibilities, capabilities, and resources of transportation departments […]

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NACTO Releases Guidelines for the Regulation and Management of Shared Active Transportation

As shared dockless bikes and scooters proliferate on city streets, guidelines aim to ensure the best outcomes for the public The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), an organization that represents 62 cities and 11 transit agencies across North America, today released city-developed comprehensive guidance to help cities regulate and manage new shared active […]

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NACTO Cities Gather in Austin to Discuss the Future of Bikeshare

On the banks of Austin’s Lady Bird Lake, sits Ai Wei Wei’s Forever Bicycle installation. The massive sculpture made up of 1,200 bicycles stacked on top of one another, was inspired by the artist’s childhood when bikes were the dominant transport mode in his native Shanghai. On a recent April morning, a group of about […]

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NACTO Sister Cities takes Columbus!

On May 31 and June 1, NACTO was thrilled to host—in partnership with the City of Columbus and the Ohio Department of Transportation—our fifth Sister Cities Roadshow. For two days, cities from across the state of Ohio as well as from Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Indiana came together to share experiences and practices in bikeway design, […]

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NACTO Releases Updated Nationwide Bike Share Ridership Data

Over 35 million bike share trips were taken in 2017, 25% more than in 2016 The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), an association of 60 cities in North America, today released the second-ever nationwide count of bike share rides in the United States. NACTO’s latest bike share ridership report, Bike Share in the […]

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