Recent Streetsblog USA posts about transit funding

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The Streetsblog Guide to the INVEST Act

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The House reportedly likely to vote on a major infrastructure bill soon — and if it passes, it will have big consequences for the future of sustainable transportation in the U.S. The Moving Forward Act is a massive, $1.5-trillion bill that will have sweeping implications for housing, climate change, water, and land use in addition […]
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Op Ed: Why Baltimore Needs Its Own RTA

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A new ballot question initiative in Maryland aims to give Baltimore voters a say in the creation of a city-specific transit agency — which could be a crucial tool in the fight for transportation equity in Charm City, advocates argue. For nearly half a century, Baltimore has been one of the largest cities in America lacking […]
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Rural America Badly Needs More Transit

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Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on Smart Growth America. It is republished here with permission. Many people think the only Americans regularly relying on transit to reach jobs and services live in big cities. Yet the majority of counties with high rates of zero-car households are rural. In fact, more than one million households in predominantly […]