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NACTO and the Open Transport Partnership Launch SharedStreets

SharedStreets data standard lets companies and cities seamlessly exchange information, bridging previously incompatible formats for public and private use SharedStreets is a first-of-its-kind data-sharing and planning standard featuring industry-leading safety, curb-use and transit management tools to digitally connect the public and private sectors The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) and the Open Transport […]

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Congratulations to the inaugural class of Leadership NACTO!

Leadership NACTO is a new fellowship program that offers promising leaders in city transportation the opportunity for in-depth, targeted professional development and training, as well as sustained connections with a cohort of other emerging leaders. This year’s accomplished group includes leaders from 12 NACTO member cities and transit agencies, and we are thrilled to welcome these outstanding individuals into […]

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Trump’s Infrastructure Plan: Smoke and Mirrors

Linda Bailey, Executive Director of the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), issued the following statement in response to the White House’s infrastructure principles (pdf) and proposed FY 2019 budget (pdf). It is impossible to square President Trump’s stated desire to rebuild our nation’s infrastructure with his proposal released today. The White House released […]

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Statement by Linda Bailey on the Passing of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Today we lost a dedicated civil servant, city champion, and urban leader, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. Mayor Lee championed cities as places for diversity, inclusion, and opportunity for all over his nearly four-decades-long career in and for San Francisco. Today, San Franciscans will take transit, walk, and hop on their bikes to explore their […]

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NACTO Releases New Guidance for the Next Generation of North American Bike Facilities

Companion Guidance to NACTO’s Groundbreaking Urban Bikeway Design Guide Elevates State-of-the-Practice Facilities for People of All Ages and Abilities For Immediate Release: December 6, 2017 Press Contact: Alexander Engel [email protected] | 646.324.2919 The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), an organization that represents 58 major cities in North America, today released guidance to help […]

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NACTO Releases the Blueprint for Autonomous Urbanism

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CITY TRANSPORTATION OFFICIALS RELEASES THE BLUEPRINT FOR AUTONOMOUS URBANISM– AN INNOVATIVE VISION FOR 21st-CENTURY STREET DESIGN  CHICAGO – October 31, 2017 – The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) today announced the release of the Blueprint for Autonomous Urbanism, a first-of-its-kind street design vision to help cities […]

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Senate Revises Bill on Automated Vehicles but Fails to Address the Primary Concerns of Cities and States

On Wednesday, October 4, the Senate Commerce Committee will mark up the American Vision for Safer Transportation Through Advancement of Revolutionary Technologies (AV START) Act. A revised draft was released by the committee on September 29. For Immediate Release October 3, 2017 Press contacts: Steve Davis | [email protected] | 202-971-3902 Alex Engel | [email protected] | […]

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For Immediate Release September 12, 2017 Press contacts: Steve Davis | [email protected] | 202-971-3902 Alex Engel | [email protected] | 646-324-2919 Transportation for America (T4A) and the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) issued the following response to the released Senate discussion draft of the American Vision for Safer Transportation Through Advancement of Revolutionary Technologies […]

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Federal Study Concludes U.S. Must Change Policies to Curb Epidemic of Deaths Caused by Excessive Motorist Speed

Cities Urge States and Regulators to Act Quickly on NTSB Recommendations to Save Thousands of Lives Annually For Immediate Release August 15, 2017 Press contact: Alexander Engel [email protected] 646.324.2919 Cities across the U.S. lauded a report released today by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), which concluded that excessive speed is one of the most […]

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House AV Legislation Would Leave Cities on the Side of the Road

Update: Where is the legislation now? The draft legislation has moved to bill form (HR 3388), unanimously passing the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The bill as stands addresses many of the preemption concerns that NACTO and our coalition of partners have raised with Congress. However, NACTO remains concerned that data sharing was not addressed […]

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