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Statement from Transportation for America on House Passage of THUD Appropriations

Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3354, the “Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, 2018”, which contains the Fiscal Year 2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) appropriations. Beth Osborne, interim T4America director, issued the following response:

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Senate automated vehicles legislation would jeopardize the safety of millions and leave cities and states on the side of the road

Transportation for America (T4A), and the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) issued the following response to the released Senate discussion draft of the American Vision for Safer Transportation Through Advancement of Revolutionary Technologies (AV START) Act.

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Now Hiring – Arts & Culture Associate

30 Aug 2017 | Posted by | 0 Comments |

Transportation for America and our parent organization Smart Growth America are seeking a personable, detail-oriented and creative individual to serve as an Arts & Culture/Outreach Associate, who will assist with growing & executing the organization’s key projects, communicate with members, non-members and others in an outreach and relationship building role, and assist in building SGA/T4A’s creative placemaking practice.

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Now Hiring – Administrative Assistant (SGA)

Our parent organization Smart Growth America seeks a candidate to provide administrative support to program staff providing support across a variety of issues. The successful candidate will be highly organized, detail-oriented, willing to take responsibility, able to write with proficiency, able to work well with a variety of staff, and comfortable working as part of a diverse team.

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Webinar recap: What is asset recycling?

Catch up with our webinar on Asset Recycling: An Alternative Approach to P3s with the full recording from the presentation.

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An exciting time for bus rapid transit

A new study found that BRT in Eugene, OR had a positive impact on the livability of the surrounding communities. (Photo credit: Lane Transit District) Investments in high-capacity public transit such as light rail and subways continue to demonstrate their ability to substantially increase property values along transit alignments. But can we say the same about […]

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T4America and LA CoMotion partner for a week-long discussion on urban mobility challenges and solutions

Transportation for America is delighted to partner with LA CoMotion, a unique five-day event bringing together the global leaders of the urban mobility revolution this November. 

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National brain trust gathers to strategize around arts, culture and transportation

Last month, a group of twenty four transportation officials, engineers, planners, artists, policymakers, and advocates from around the country gathered together in Indianapolis to sweat and scheme about how to use arts and culture to build support for more equitable transportation infrastructure.

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Learn about asset recycling, a financing approach for infrastructure

With the current administration’s intense focus on public-private partnerships and ways to bring more private sector financing into building transportation infrastructure, join us on August 16th for a discussion of a specific form of public-private partnership (P3) known as asset recycling. 

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Catch up with the recording of our online discussion of a Colorado city’s partnership with Lyft

Last week we held a webinar with the city of Centennial, CO, one of the 16 members of our Smart Cities Collaborative, about their six-month partnership with Lyft to connect more residents to their existing transit service. Catch up with the full recording of the session right here.

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