What if we could build a future where cars, highways and outdated infrastructure don’t dominate our lives?
Which highway and infrastructure projects our government spends money on can shape our communities and have a direct impact on the quality of our lives. But far too often we are cut out of those decisions, or lack the information we need to make sure bad projects are stopped, and the right investments get made. Together we can make sure our leaders are making the right choices, and building a better future for all of us.
Less driving is possible
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New report highlights wasteful U.S. highway boondoggles, including one in Massachusetts
Report calls for redirecting infrastructure funds away from harmful highway expansions and toward repairing existing roads, investing in public transit, and giving people more options to travel in ways that are clean, convenient and beneficial to our health and our communities.
USDOT now accepting applications for the Reconnecting American Communities program
Many communities were cut off by highway projects. A new program aims to help.
New report: roadmap to transform the Commonwealth’s transportation infrastructure
The current transportation system in Massachusetts has been designed, built and centered around the automobile, and it has become a public health disaster. MASSPIRG Education Fund and Frontier Group’s latest report, Transform Transportation, identifies the numerous harmful health impacts caused by the Commonwealth’s car-centric transportation system and provides a three-step roadmap toward a healthier, more sustainable approach to transportation infrastructure.