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NACTO and the Better Bike Share Partnership release best practice guidance for engaging communities in mobility initiatives

The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), an organization that represents 63 cities and 11 transit agencies across North America, and the Better Bike Share Partnership today released Strategies for Engaging Community (pdf), a practitioner’s guide to building meaningful and effective relationships with constituents and historically underserved communities. This guidance, developed by and for […]

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2,200 Projects Built & More Findings from this Year’s Data Snapshot 

NACTO is excited to release findings from the inaugural NACTO City Data Snapshot (pdf). These findings are the result of a data collection effort that began in January 2018 and concluded in June 2018, in which NACTO asked all member cities to complete a brief snapshot that asked about recent accomplishments, current activities, and organizational […]

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Green Light for Great Streets: Accelerating Change 

Over the course of the last year, NACTO’s Green Light for Great Streets project explored structural challenges facing transportation agencies, and uncovered the patterns and opportunities that cities often use to get more done, faster. From May 2017 through June 2018, we conducted a comprehensive assessment of the responsibilities, capabilities, and resources of transportation departments […]

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NACTO Releases Guidelines for the Regulation and Management of Shared Active Transportation

As shared dockless bikes and scooters proliferate on city streets, guidelines aim to ensure the best outcomes for the public The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), an organization that represents 62 cities and 11 transit agencies across North America, today released city-developed comprehensive guidance to help cities regulate and manage new shared active […]

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NACTO Cities Gather in Austin to Discuss the Future of Bikeshare

On the banks of Austin’s Lady Bird Lake, sits Ai Wei Wei’s Forever Bicycle installation. The massive sculpture made up of 1,200 bicycles stacked on top of one another, was inspired by the artist’s childhood when bikes were the dominant transport mode in his native Shanghai. On a recent April morning, a group of about […]

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NACTO Sister Cities takes Columbus!

On May 31 and June 1, NACTO was thrilled to host—in partnership with the City of Columbus and the Ohio Department of Transportation—our fifth Sister Cities Roadshow. For two days, cities from across the state of Ohio as well as from Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Indiana came together to share experiences and practices in bikeway design, […]

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NACTO Releases Updated Nationwide Bike Share Ridership Data

Over 35 million bike share trips were taken in 2017, 25% more than in 2016 The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), an association of 60 cities in North America, today released the second-ever nationwide count of bike share rides in the United States. NACTO’s latest bike share ridership report, Bike Share in the […]

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NACTO Releases Field Guide to the Flora and Fauna of Urban Streets

Companion Guidance to NACTO’s Urban Street Stormwater Guide Elevates State-of-the-Practice Thinking for Integrating Ecology into City Streets The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), an organization that represents 60 major cities in North America, today released a field guide to the flora and fauna of urban streets, helping city officials, planners, and practitioners identify […]

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NACTO Statement Re: Automated Vehicle Fatality in Tempe, AZ

Linda Bailey, Executive Director of the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), issued the following statement in response to a pedestrian being killed by an automated vehicle in Tempe, AZ: Last night, an autonomous vehicle hit and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, AZ. We do not know much yet about this incident—which is believed […]

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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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