On May 18, the White House released a technical-assistance guide to help communities access resources made available in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
"Highway expansion fails to achieve long-term congestion relief but instead increases pollution and further isolates people who can’t afford or aren’t physically able to drive."
By both improving access to jobs and creating new jobs, transit investment can connect people of color to employment.
White Nationalist Trump appointee Steve Bannon's ideas about infrastructure are from another era.
"We must not simply rebuild the transportation infrastructure of the last century when we now need to mitigate climate change."
Many other national and local organizations will be lobbying Congressional delegations across the country, as part of the National Campaign for Transit Justice.