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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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#BlackLivesMatter: The Responsibility of Transportation Agencies to Make Public Places Safer for People of all Identities

One year ago today, the world watched in horror as George Floyd, a Black man, was brutally killed by a White police officer, sparking months of worldwide protests, and spurring a long-overdue national conversation on pervasive racism in America. Mr. Floyd’s murderer was found guilty, an important measure of accountability, but there is still much […]

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Statement: The Senate’s Proposed Transportation Bill Maintains What Makes American Transportation Inequitable, Unsustainable, and Unsafe

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 Committee of Environment and Public Works’ Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act of 2021: We cannot fix what’s wrong with American transportation without fixing the fundamentals, and EPW’s proposed bill […]

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Over 25,000 Comments Calling for Safety and Equity Reforms to Once-Obscure Federal Street Manual

50+ Cities, Transit Agencies, Practitioners and National Organizations Call for Overhauling and Modernizing Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) Media contact: Alex Engel | [email protected] By the end of Friday, May 14th, thousands of Americans had submitted over 25,000 comments in a once-in-a-decade opportunity to ask FHWA to make key […]

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A Blueprint to Update America’s Street Manual

Picture the last time you caught a bus, crossed a street, or rode a bike to meet a friend or make an appointment. Most likely, you encountered an unsafe intersection, waited too long at a light (or didn’t have a pedestrian signal to begin with), navigated an unsafe bike route, or found yourself stuck on […]

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