National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO)
Biden Proposes Gas Tax Holiday to Reduce Gas Prices
President Biden asked Congress on June 22 to suspend federal fuel taxes, unchanged since 1993, for three months to provide motorists 'relief' at the pump. Additionally, he asked states to follow suit and for oil companies to increase refining.
Considering Geographic Equity
What do we owe poor cities?
Halloween a Deadly Reminder of the Failures of U.S. Traffic Safety
When it comes to pedestrian safety, Halloween has never been so frightening.
136 Million Rides and Counting: E-Scooter, Shared Bikes Gaining Riders Until the Pandemic Hit
New data from National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) shows the number of rides on electric scooters and shared bikes rising by 60 percent between 2018 and 2019.
It's Time To Reconsider How Speed Limits Are Set
Speed limits are currently determined by a calculation that considers only the status quo of vehicular velocity. Standard practices for speed limit setting and legislators should prioritize the safety of community members, according to this article.
NACTO Recommends Default Safety Setting for Speed Limits
A step toward an overhaul of the way speed is managed on city streets around the country.
Advocates Respond to the Role of Public Transit in Protests and Arrests
The commandeering of buses for police to transport arrested protestors is raising questions about the allegiances of transit agencies in the United States.
Transportation Response Center Launched by NACTO, Bloomberg Philanthropies
Track the response of local transportation strategies responding to the massive shift in travel demand as a result of the pandemic.
NACTO Releases Updated Guidelines for Shared Micromobility
The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) is providing guidance for cities struggling to reckon with the sudden evolution of transportation modes in urban areas.
NACTO Guide Aids Bike Safety in the Intersection
Despite massive progress in building out new protected bike lanes, many communities are still coming up short with safety improvements at intersections, the location of most vehicle-bike conflicts.
NACTO to Help Five Cities Design and Build Low-Carbon Transportation Infrastructure
Five cities will help the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) prove that urban streets can provide the location for a drastic shift in the carbon emissions status quo.
What Type of Bike Lane Does Your Street Need?
A new guide seeks to answer that question for any street in the world.
NACTO Releases New 'Urban Stormwater Guide'
The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) adds a logical supplement to their library of street design guides: a guide to stormwater infrastructure that is often built alongside or as part of road infrastructure.
'Green Light for Great Streets' Initiative Aims to Remove Traffic Safety Roadblocks
Too often, the word "streamlined" is applied to transportation projects at the expense of safety and liveability. The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) would like to switch that dynamic.
NACTO Releases Principles for Transportation Data Sharing
New "Data Sharing Principles," by the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), provide guidance for municipalities hoping to make use of new data sharing opportunities.
Will First Fatality Affect the Development of Self-Driving Cars?
A May 7 crash of a Model S Tesla in Florida may have outsized implications for the future of driverless technology. The details of the single-fatality crash were made public in a June 30 blog by Tesla though they were reported immediately to NHTSA.
Preparing for Automated Vehicles: Recommendations From NACTO
The National Association of City Transportation Officials has spoken out on the ned to begin preparing for a future of automated vehicles.
Janette Sadik-Khan Previews NACTO's Street Design Guide
Janette Sadik-Khan, NYC DOT Commissioner and president of the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), discusses NACTO's mission and forthcoming Street Design Guide: a "permission slip" for cities to change their streets.
Green Lights for Bike Traffic Signals
With bicycling growing in popularity while driving decreases, should a city install "bicycle-specific traffic signals"? Mary Ebeling of State Smart Transportation Initiatives provides guidance and helpful designs from city transportation officials.
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
City of Orange
Chaddick Institute at DePaul University
HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research
HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research
Wichita-Sedgwick County Metropolitan Area Planning Department
City of Lomita
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