Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Sustainable Communities

Akron Sets Out to Dismantle a Giant Road

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Some places just talk about prioritizing transit and walking over highway construction. But Akron, Ohio, is putting its money where its mouth is. The Akron region will spend more money this year to reduce road capacity than to add it, according to Jason Segedy, head of the Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study, the regional planning […]

Senate Offers a More Multi-Modal 2014 Transportation Budget Than the House

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Last week, a House panel envisioned some big cuts to next year’s transportation budget. TIGER and high-speed rail would get nothing, Amtrak would get slashed, and ixnay on all that green “livability” crap. (And that’s practically a quote.) The Senate Appropriations Committee voted this morning on the budget its own transportation subcommittee put together, and the end […]