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Talking Headways Podcast: A ‘Communities First’ Infrastructure AllianceBy Jeff Wood |
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.
Congressional reps to JB: Road expansion won’t solve traffic jams, will make inequities worseBy Courtney Cobbs |
"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."
Transit Investment Can Help Close the Racial Employment GapBy Angie Schmitt |
By both improving access to jobs and creating new jobs, transit investment can connect people of color to employment.
Of Shipyards and Golf Courses: Infrastructure and Economic NostalgiaBy Tony Dutzik |
White Nationalist Trump appointee Steve Bannon's ideas about infrastructure are from another era.
Advocates, experts: Infra bill is more car-centric than hoped for, but will benefit ChicagolandBy John Greenfield |
"We must not simply rebuild the transportation infrastructure of the last century when we now need to mitigate climate change."
ATA, 22 local other orgs ask Congressional reps to push for $60B annually for transitBy John Greenfield |
Many other national and local organizations will be lobbying Congressional delegations across the country, as part of the National Campaign for Transit Justice.