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We need a new plan beyond "spend more money."

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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

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  • pedestrian walks under bridge rolling a suitcase
    Travel sparks vision for transportation beyond the status quo

    own communities. This is especially important now, with so much infrastructure funding starting to flow that could actually make these visions reality.

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  • Seattle Vision Zero sign: Look Out for Each Other
    Vision Zero won’t happen without Safe Streets for All

    The infrastructure law created a new grant program to help communities tackle the increasing rate of roadway deaths. The Safe Streets and Roads for All...

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  • Chevron gas station with gas prices ranging from $6.39 to $6.69
    When gas prices rise, choice matters

    High gas prices put pressure on many Americans’ finances. Unfortunately, the cost of gas depends on a variety of factors, and there's no silver bullet...

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  • Pedestrians, cyclists, and transit riders navigate a busy street
    The infrastructure law wasn’t perfect, but now it’s reality

    Focusing on whether the infrastructure law was “good” or “bad” will fail to shape how its historic cash is spent over the next five years. That’s...

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  • Cyclist on highway
    To deliver on Equity Action Plan, USDOT, states, and local decision makers must take real action

    Though the USDOT’s Equity Action Plan (EAP) describes the new infrastructure law as “a historic investment in transportation equity,” the final verdict...

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  • We need a new approach to transportation: T4A’s efforts to get there

    Six months into 2022, a lot’s been accomplished on the implementation of the 2021 infrastructure law, but there’s still a long way to go.

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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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