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SCASDP - Helping Small Airports

Air service to and from a community is essential to its economic development. As major airlines continue to make mergers and cuts, small- and medium-sized airports are losing carriers and available flights. The Small Community Air Service Development Program (SCASDP) from the Department of Transportation (DOT) seeks to help

VW Settlement Funds For State & Tribes

The Federal government has established two environmental mitigation trusts to distribute more than $2.9 billion over the next six years to states and tribes. These funds are the result of a settlement with Volkswagen (VW) for violation of the Clean Air Act. As of October 2, 2017, the 60-day period to apply for beneficiary status started. Read more below.

Grant Impacts: Moving People, Not Cars

How does an infrastructure project help shape a city around its residents? Chris Nevitt, Denver's Transit Oriented Development Manager, discusses just that in this short video.

Electrify America:  Lighting the Way for Electric Vehicles (EVs)

Electric cars have been making headlines lately. Spurred by Volvo's decision to only introduce hybrid or battery powered models starting in 2019, media outlets have been speculating on the death knell of the internal combustion engine. While no one knows exactly when or if this will really happen, planners and transportation departments for state and local government understand that green cars are the future, and that necessary infrastructure needs to be established to support their use. Electrify America, from the auto manufacturer Volkswagen, may be one potential source of funding for advancing Zero Emissions Vehicles (ZEVs).

Tribal & Rural Transportation:  CTAA Short-Term Assistance

The Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) is a national professional membership association dedicated to making affordable, efficient transportation available to everyone. In support of that goal, it conducts research, provides technical assistance, education, and advocacy around transportation-related issues. It also administers short-term assistance programs for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for small scale transportation issues in tribal and rural areas.

Federal Transit Grants - The Low or No Emission Bus Program

Thirty-seven million metric tons of CO2 emissions annually! That is how much would be saved if Washington, DC, New York City, Atlanta, Denver and Los Angeles stopped using electricity! While that is not likely to happen anytime soon, according to the American Public Transportation Association, 37 million metric tons of CO2 emissions is also the amount public transportation saves us each year. While that is an impressive statistic, The Federal Transit Administration is offering a Low or No Emission Bus Grant Program to help our transit system do even better; this program's ambitious objective is to turn our bus fleet into the greenest and cleanest in the world.

Complete Streets:  An Economic Analysis Beyond Numbers

Today's guest blogger is Scott Lane, Senior Transportation Planner at Stantec.   Scott will be talking about the necessary  ingredients in   achieving success  for complete street projects.  Following the post is a link to his free webinar "Creating Value:  Assessing the Return on  Investment in Complete Streets" which may be  of benefit to both grant seekers and grant recipients.

 

 

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