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Announcing the Next Stage of Growth for the Global Designing Cities Initiative

NACTO is proud to announce that in just seven years, the Global Designing Cities Initiative (GDCI) grew from a small startup incubated within NACTO to one of the most influential leaders on city streets around the world, and will now operate as an independent program.  From the Global Street Design Guide, to Designing Streets for […]

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Streets for Pandemic Response and Recovery 2021:  Leveraging Aid and Partnerships for Change

Background Coming off the success of the 2020 Streets for Pandemic Response and Recovery grant program, NACTO again offered a competitive grant opportunity to ten city transportation agencies. With funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies, city agencies partnered with community-based organizations working to center community expertise in Covid-19 response and recovery. As cities continued to face challenges […]

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NACTO in 2021: Cities Taking the Lead

At NACTO, we’re focused on making sure transportation lives up to its promise. That’s why we nurture a network of committed practitioners to share ideas and advance the field’s state of practice, push to make federal transportation policy work for cities, and continually bring national attention to the obstacles between the streets we have now […]

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Claudia Preciado joins NACTO as Director of Engagement

After a national search, the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) is  pleased to introduce Claudia Preciado as our new Director of Engagement. Claudia brings years of experience in the transportation sector, leveraging relationships and process improvements to help transit agencies deliver better service to their riders. Throughout her career, she has bridged the […]

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NACTO Applauds Bold Federal Goal of Zero Traffic Deaths

Administration Commits to Proven Best Practices in USDOT’s National Roadway Safety Strategy NACTO applauds USDOT for its bold goal of zero deaths on America’s roads, and for committing to reorienting the department around a proven safe systems approach to safety.  These promising commitments include: Acknowledging the outsized role that street design plays on America’s uniquely […]

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America’s road department outlines its vision for the future of the country’s streets

Corinne Kisner, Executive Director of NACTO, issued this statement in response to the Federal Highway Administration’s memo outlining how infrastructure spending should be prioritized to meet the country’s needs and goals. FHWA will soon distribute an unprecedented $350 billion in infrastructure spending. NACTO applauds FHWA’s commitment to ensuring that this funding goes to projects that […]

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Good Things to Come: USDOT Funds Projects That Will Meaningfully Improve People’s Lives

Corinne Kisner, Executive Director of NACTO, issued the following statement in response to USDOT’s award of nearly $1 billion in RAISE grants.  Today, USDOT made a strong down payment on their commitment to advancing safety, equity, and climate goals. From transit investments in Tampa, Oakland, Boston, and Baltimore, to redesigned intersections in Tuscaloosa, St. Louis, […]

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A $1.2 trillion opportunity to address America’s safety, equity, and climate crises

Directing this unprecedented funding to the right projects could improve everyday life for millions of people Corinne Kisner, Executive Director of NACTO, issued the following statement in response to President Biden signing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law:  Today, President Biden signed into law a $1.2 trillion dollar opportunity to directly address America’s […]

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Infrastructure funding provides an unprecedented opportunity to address America’s safety, equity, and climate crises

Success hinges on how funding is implemented at the state and federal level  Corinne Kisner, Executive Director of NACTO, issued the following statement in response to the House’s passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act:  Late last evening, the House voted to advance the long-awaited Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, granting the U.S. new, […]

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