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Transportation Funding

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The U.S. Department of Transportation this week announced $900 million in BUILD grant funding for transportation projects around the country, supporting a similar focus on rural and highway projects as in previous rounds of spending.
Engineering News-Record
Blog post
November 6, 2019, 11am PST
Many states and cities around the country voted on November 5, 2019 to decide matters related to the future of the built environment.
James Brasuell
October 31, 2019, 1pm PDT
Improving the systems and politics of transportation funding could ensure more local money, more efficient land use planning and mobility choices, and more.
Metropolitan Area Planning Council
October 16, 2019, 11am PDT
A new congressional caucus has been formed under the assumption that federal transportation policy is regressive and discriminatory.
WBZ News Radio
October 10, 2019, 1pm PDT
When it comes to grants, one state has the attention of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao above all others.
Politico
October 4, 2019, 6am PDT
Transportation for America, one of the leading advocacy organizations for multi-modal funding at the federal level, has announced a drastic change to its agenda.
Transportation for America
October 3, 2019, 10am PDT
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants to force the state of California to spend highway money on public transit, because of the environment.
Eno Center for Transportation
September 11, 2019, 7am PDT
September 9 marked the 60th anniversary of a defining moment in U.S. transportation history.
Eno Center for Transportation
August 30, 2019, 6am PDT
The U.S. Department of Transportation this week announced the recipients of $225 million in project funding under the Competitive Highway Bridge Program. The program is reserved for projects located in mostly rural states.
U.S. Department Of Transportation
August 14, 2019, 12pm PDT
Houston's potential as a multi-modal city will be on the ballot this November.
Houston Chronicle
July 30, 2019, 1pm PDT
A federal grant puts Atlanta among the vanguard of cities introducing electric bus technology to the streets.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 30, 2019, 11am PDT
Overpaving roads is like overeating ice cream, according to this Strong Towns article.
Strong Towns
July 12, 2019, 6am PDT
New federal legislation would establish a national complete streets program.
Streetsblog USA
July 1, 2019, 6am PDT
The U.S. Senate still needs to approve the bill that would spend $5 million in initial funding for the Great Lakes Hyperloop System.
Crain's Cleveland Business
May 18, 2019, 1pm PDT
Just about no one in the D.C. regions wants to pay to alleviate traffic.
The Washington Post
May 14, 2019, 8am PDT
Connecticut political leaders are heading toward a vote that would implement tolling on several of the state's highways to help fund transportation infrastructure projects around the state.
WNPR
May 5, 2019, 9am PDT
A regional transportation tax could be on the 2020 ballot in Portland and surrounding communities in Oregon. How much of that money created by the new tax, should it pass, will go to transit and how much will go to cars is an open question.
Willamette Week
April 30, 2019, 5am PDT
Transportation for America is crunching the numbers on how the Trump administration has shifted transportation funding programs since it took over the TIGER grant program and made it into the BUILD grant program.
Transportation for America
April 23, 2019, 5am PDT
The U.S. Department of Transportation has favored grant funding for rural communities under the Trump administration.
U.S. Department Of Transportation
April 15, 2019, 10am PDT
The Federal Transit Administration announced a new round of funding for the Capital Investment Grants program last week.
Federal Transit Administration