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Guide to the 2021 infrastructure law

The bipartisan $1.2 trillion infrastructure law now governs all federal transportation policy and funding through 2026. What do you need to know about it? Visit our hub for the new law.

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Transportation made simple

We make complex transportation issues more understandable through easy-to-understand reports, graphics, and interactive features, and other resources.

What do we believe? Our three principles

Recent Posts

Catch up with our most recent blog posts

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    A Gulf Coast win opens the door for national long-distance passenger rail service

    On Monday, CSX, Norfolk Southern, the Alabama State Port Authority, and Amtrak filed a motion to the Surface Transportation Board stating that they'd reached...

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  • Pothole
    Fix the damn roads: Why politicians should prioritize potholes

    Gretchen Whitmer first won election to Michigan’s governorship four years ago on a simple promise: she would fix the damn roads. For Whitmer, and Michigan...

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  • Eliminating driver error doesn’t work. What does? Part II: Designing solutions

    Design-based solutions, which accept and plan for human mistakes, can avoid the pitfalls of behavioral solutions. A recent report from New York City’s...

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  • How to present at an unconference

    TransportationCamp DC is coming back as a hybrid event on January 7, 2023. This “unconference” is a place where attendees get to set the agenda and...

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  • That's the temperature not the speed limit sign
    Eliminating driver error doesn’t work. What does? Part I

    Billions of dollars in new federal highway funding are flowing into road safety programs, so we wanted to review the research on which interventions can...

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  • SMART grants could make transportation smarter, or not

    The Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing Transportation (SMART) competitive grant program offers communities funds to apply new technologies to solve...

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Featured T4America Resources

Get started with our landmark reports on a range of transportation issues


  • Guide to the 2021 infrastructure law
    Guide to the 2021 infrastructure law

    The bipartisan $1.2 trillion infrastructure law now governs all federal transportation policy and funding through 2026. What do you…

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  • A guide to creative placemaking in transportation
    A guide to creative placemaking in transportation

    Creative placemaking is an approach to harness the power of local culture and arts to cultivate genuine public engagement on critical…

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  • COVID and the Curb
    COVID and the Curb

    Here's how cities adapted their curbside management strategies to support public health and small businesses during COVID-19

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  • Driving Down Emissions
    Driving Down Emissions

    We'll never reduce our emissions without reducing how much we drive.

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  • Learning from the 2009 Recovery Act
    Learning from the 2009 Recovery Act

    We have six recommendations to make sure that any future infrastructure stimulus actually creates new jobs.

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  • The Green New Deal for Transportation
    The Green New Deal for Transportation

    Polling shows that Americans want more options than just driving. The Green New Deal for Transportation can get us there.

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