The Surface Transportation Policy Partnership hosted two webinars for newcomers to transportation policy. With the tranportation bill finally making its way through the Senate's process, it may be time to get up to speed on a few transportation policy basics and history. There are two webinars available on line and a useful web page that sumarized tranportation policy highlights since the Eisenhower administration:
From the Margins to the Mainstream webinar series.…Continue
Added by Marisel Brown on March 3, 2010 at 6:49pm — No Comments
The lion's share of ARRA funds are just starting to flow into the economy. Last week the Department of Transportation announced $1.5 billion dollars in funding from the Transportation Investments Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program. Applications totalled $60 billion, reflecting tight budgets at the state & local levels.
Complete Streets measures to increase physical activity were evident in many of the grant applications.
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Added by Marisel Brown on February 24, 2010 at 9:37pm — No Comments