What if we could build a future where cars, highways and outdated infrastructure don’t dominate our lives?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.
New Jersey Turnpike & Garden State Parkway widening projects
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 proposes roadmap for how to transform America’s transportation infrastructure
America’s current transportation system has been designed, built and centered around the automobile, and it is a public health disaster. U.S. PIRG Education Fund and Frontier Group’s latest report, Transform Transportation, identifies the numerous harmful health impacts caused by America’s car-centric transportation system and provides a three-step roadmap toward a healthier, more sustainable approach to transportation infrastructure.
New Report: Misplaced highway spending to blame for crumbling roads and bridges
Drivers in New Jersey pay an extra $596 per year on car repairs due to highways and bridges in disrepair. Drivers in the New York-Newark metropolitan area spend upwards of $638 extra on car repairs in a year.