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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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  • A Black man crosses a street without a crosswalk carrying grocery bags
    Here’s what you need to know about the Inflation Reduction Act

    The Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act, a budget reconciliation package that includes some portions of President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda...

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  • Bike lane ends next to highway lane
    The half-promise of the Carbon Reduction Program

    The Carbon Reduction Program (CRP), a new formula program released by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), provides states with $6.4 billion over...

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  • Reconnecting Communities: Initiating restorative transportation justice

    Much of the work of smart transportation focuses on playing defense against divisive infrastructure projects that would make travel more difficult for...

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    New reconciliation package includes funds for safety, access

    In response to the proposed Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, Transportation for America Director Beth Osborne released this statement.

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  • Little-known university research centers could hold the key for transportation solutions

    The infrastructure law sets aside funding for university transportation centers (UTCs) to research and provide actionable recommendations on emerging...

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  • Three strategies for smart electrification

    When it comes to the climate crisis, we at T4A have historically been focused on the land use and transportation options that can reduce driving to cut...

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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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