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

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Recent Posts

Catch up with our most recent blog posts

  • Following through on the ADA: The All Stations Accessibility Program

    The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) released a notice of funding opportunity for the All Stations Accessibility Program (ASAP) that allocates $343...

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  • A blueprint for Amtrak success from T4A Chair John Robert Smith

    Amtrak has a workforce crisis on its hands. While the COVID-19 pandemic brought many of these problems to light, it did not create them. Mistakes by Amtrak’s...

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  • Prospective applicants line up for a Sacramento transit hiring event
    Recruiting and retaining the best: Transit workforce best practices

    Transit agencies now have the federal funding needed to develop a world-class transit workforce, but pulling it off is another question. We've compiled...

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  • Join us on 9/14: How to Reconnect Communities

    On Wednesday, September 14 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern join us to learn how to maximize the impact of the new Reconnecting Communities Program.

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  • Traffic Backup on I-95 North at the Intersection with the Downtown Expressway in Richmond
    Four ways states and the Biden administration can curb transportation pollution

    Last month, the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) proposed a new rule that will require states to measure and set goals for reducing greenhouse gas...

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  • Congressional appropriations proposals miss the mark

    The appropriations process for 2023 determines funding levels for key infrastructure projects set up under the new infrastructure law. Congress’s proposals...

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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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