The U.S. Department of Transportation is re-branding one of its largest discretionary grant programs to explicitly reward regional and local governments who put equity and sustainability first in their transportation projects. But some advocates are holding their applause until they see how the department will actually define those critical terms.
Editor’s note This article was written in response to an article on Streetsblog USA about a proposal to create an active transportation administration or czar at the U.S. Department of Transportation. We’re pleased to publish multiple perspectives on this important issue. A shift in messaging about how America gets from one place to another is […]