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Rogue Bike Share Providers Raise Concerns For Cities

Coordination between cities and operators is key for successful systems For Immediate Release April 13, 2017 Press contact: Alexander Engel alex@nacto.org 646.324.2919 In recent weeks, “rogue” bike share companies have launched, uninvited, in U.S. cities with flimsy equipment and limited or no public notification, posing significant safety risks to the public, and fully divorced from […]

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Bringing Equitable Bike Share to Bed-Stuy

Cities across the country are working with local partners to ensure that the benefits of bike share are equitable, and that bike share is accessible to people from all backgrounds. One such partnership, between Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration, NYC DOT, the NYC Department of Health, and Motivate (the operator of Citi Bike), successfully changed perceptions on […]

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Transport for London Endorses Global Street Design Guide

Largest transportation agency to endorse guide to date, providing inspiration, permission for new urban design strategies For Immediate Release: March 21, 2017 London, 21 March, 2017 — The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), Bloomberg Philanthropies and Transport for London (TfL) today announced that TfL has endorsed the newly released Global Street Design Guide, […]

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President Trump’s proposed budget would be a disaster for cities

Linda Bailey, Executive Director of the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) issued the following statement in response to the White House’s 2018 budget blueprint. President Trump’s proposed budget would be a disaster for cities and their transportation systems, gutting three of the most valuable Federal programs for cities across the country. The White […]

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NACTO Releases Nationwide Bike Share Ridership Data

Over 28 Million Bike Share Trips Were Taken in the U.S. in 2016 For Immediate Release March 9, 2017 Press contact: Alexander Engel alex@nacto.org 646.324.2919 The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), an association of 51 cities in North America, today released the first-ever nationwide count of bike share rides in the United States. […]

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Re: Motor vehicle deaths in 2016 estimated to be highest in nine years Linda Bailey, Executive Director of the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) issued the following statement in response to an estimate of traffic deaths by the National Safety Council. As reported by the National Safety Council today, an estimated 40,200 people […]

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NACTO Releases City Data Sharing Principles

Framework Aims to Facilitate Better Working Relationships Between Cities and Private Transportation Providers For Immediate Release January 9, 2017 Press contact: Alexander Engel alex@nacto.org 646.324.2919 The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), an association of 49 cities in the United States, today released a framework for data sharing by private mobility providers, which account […]

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Transit Program Accelerator: Better Buses in Denver & Indianapolis

Last month, in partnership with TransitCenter, NACTO conducted multi-day ‘roadshow’ workshops in Indianapolis and Denver as part of the Transit Program Accelerator, an initiative that is taking the concepts from the Transit Street Design Guide from book to implementation in four cities across the country.

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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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