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The transportation industry is the largest contributor to emissions in the United States, and the nation’s transportation infrastructure needs major modernization and improvements. The Center for American Progress is committed to championing an efficient, sustainable, and equitable transportation system through electrifying vehicles and infrastructure, creating safe and complete streets, building livable communities, and expanding zero-emissions public transit.
Senior Director, Domestic Climate and Energy Policy
Director, Infrastructure Policy
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The lack of geographic balance on the policy boards that govern metropolitan planning organizations skews transportation investment decisions toward highway expansion and unsustainable land use.
Feb 15, 2024
Former Rep. Andy Levin (D-MI) asserts the need for the United States to implement a charging infrastructure that can meet consumers’ needs in an op-ed published in WardsAuto.
Feb 14, 2024
Rep. Andy Levin
Here’s how electric vehicles are powering the fight against climate change and revitalizing American manufacturing.
Jan 9, 2024
Leo Banks, Chris Martinez
More than a dozen new incentives enacted through the Inflation Reduction Act, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and the CHIPS and Science Act have sent investments in EV manufacturing skyrocketing, resulting in more than 84,000 announced jobs in just the first year of implementation.
Nov 22, 2023
This grant provides funding for a project to modernize and update safety features on Michigan Avenue, one of the most important downtown transportation corridors in Detroit, Michigan.
Nov 16, 2023
The Port of Green Bay in Wisconsin has received funding to expand onto the site of a former power plant; the transformation includes the removal of coal piles and other items left from the power plant, and ships will be able to both load and unload cargo at the new port.
This grant provided the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation with the necessary funds to repair the Fern Hollow Bridge after its unexpected collapse.
This grant provided funding for the improvement of services and efficiency of TSA screening in the Lehigh Valley International Airport in Pennsylvania.
In an op-ed published by Route Fifty, Kevin DeGood explains the potential risks that integrating autonomous vehicles could pose if pedestrians, cyclists, and other vulnerable users are not prioritized.
Nov 8, 2023
Investments in clean vehicles have transformed the auto sector and enabled even more ambitious EPA emissions standards.
Nov 7, 2023
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Oct 25, 2023
Instead of supporting the expansion of I-35, Austin should redirect funds toward expanding public transportation to provide residents with robust alternatives to driving.
Oct 10, 2023
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