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We condemn in no uncertain words the attack on transit riders tonight in Portland. Like our streets, our country is for everyone.

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Statement of Values

Like our streets, our country is for everyone. As a leading voice for safe, people-focused, livable streets, NACTO unequivocally rejects racism, sexism, xenophobia, and bigotry as principles for policy-making. Cities, with their promise of diversity, inclusion, and opportunity for all, are the lifeblood of our country, our economy, and our democracy. NACTO’s mission, to build […]

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Planning While Black: A Powerful Call for Racial Equity

NACTO was honored last month to have Tamika Butler, Executive Director of the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, give a frank and inspiring keynote at the 2016 Designing Cities Conference. In her speech, “Planning While Black,” Tamika unpacked the issue of race, equity, and privilege in the planning community, imploring planners, advocates, and practitioners to […]

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NACTO and the Global Designing Cities Initiative Release Global Street Design Guide

New Guide is the First-Ever Worldwide Standard for Designing Safe, Sustainable City Streets For Immediate Release: October 13, 2016 Press Contact: Abhimanyu Prakash abhimanyu@nacto.org | 917.893.1325 See sample pages from the Guide > Download sample print-ready images (16 MB ZIP)>  The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) and the Global Designing Cities Initiative today […]

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NACTO Welcomes New Transit Members, Reinforcing Transit’s Central Role on City Streets

New Transit Members in Seattle, Portland OR, and Miami-Dade County Join Peers in New York City and San Francisco For Immediate Release October 12, 2016 Press Contact: Alexander Engel alex@nacto.org 646.324.2919 The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) today announced that Seattle’s King County Metro, Portland’s TriMet, and Miami-Dade County have joined NACTO as […]

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Re: Federal Automated Vehicles Policy Linda Bailey, Executive Director of the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s new Federal Automated Vehicles Policy. NACTO applauds the Department of Transportation for offering guidance that puts safety at the forefront of Highly Automated Vehicle (HAV) […]

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Statement: 35,092 traffic deaths is a call to action.

Re: Traffic Fatalities Up Sharply in 2015, U.S. Department of Transportation Linda Bailey, Executive Director of the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s release of 2015 safety data. Yesterday we learned that U.S. traffic fatalities went up dramatically in 2015, from a […]

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New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority Joins NACTO, Expanding the Network of City Transportation Officials

Membership of the Continent’s Largest Transit Provider Underscores the Relationship between Innovative Street Design and Reliable Transit Service For Immediate Release August 22, 2016 Press Contact: Alexander Engel alex@nacto.org 646.324.2919 National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) President Seleta Reynolds, NACTO Chair Janette Sadik-Khan, and Thomas F. Prendergast, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of […]

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High-Quality Bike Facilities Increase Ridership and Make Biking Safer

NACTO research in seven cities shows that pairing bike share with protected bike lanes encourages riding, increases the visibility of people on bikes, and reduces overall biking risk For Immediate Release July 20, 2016 Press Contact: Alexander Engel alex@nacto.org 646.324.2919 As cities across the U.S. build comfortable, protected bike lane networks, the number of people […]

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NACTO Releases Policy Recommendations for the Future of Automated Vehicles

New disruptive technology has the potential to remake city streets, and policies must directly address their expected widespread impact on safety, mobility, and land use For Immediate Release June 23, 2016 Press Contact: Alexander Engel alex@nacto.org 646.324.2919 The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), an organization that represents more than 40 major cities in […]

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