While many people are complaining about the state of transportation and funding for it, and arguing over the federal reauthorization (see below),
Better Cities & Towns says the US Department of Transportation’s 2013 budget is taking a new tack- going so far as to propose far reaching reforms that promote livaility and complete streets. And they’ve got some blueprints on how to do so, including adopting a broad complete streets, policy, consolidating programs and setting new goals, awarding communities that go ‘above and beyond’ the minimum when it comes to transportation and combining rail with transit-oriented development.

Here’s the article.

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