Posts Tagged "performance measures"
A federal government commitment to open data — epitomized in a White House “datapalooza” last Friday — has catalyzed the development of apps and tools that can help enrich citizens’ lives and help keep them safer.
846 days and counting since our transportation program formally expired; both the House and Senate are finally on the verge of moving a transportation bill. We already wrote that the House could release their draft transportation bill as early as Friday. What about the Senate? They’ve made some progress already, moving 2 of 4 portions of their […]
Many states fail to track the results of their transportation dollars, according to a new report by the Pew Center on the States and the Rockefeller Foundation. The report, Measuring Transportation Investments: The Road to Results, is quick to tie the timing of its findings to the current debate over including more performance measures in […]
U.S. Senators Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) and John D. Rockefeller (D-WV) took a big step forward today in the fight to build a 21st Century transportation system by introducing “The Federal Surface Transportation Policy and Planning Act of 2009″ — a bold bill laying out clear guidelines for exactly what the next five-year federal transportation spending plan should accomplish, and Transportation For America’s proposals were clearly echoed in the legislation.