The Best Complete Streets Policies
Adopting Complete Streets policies is a crucial first step to reducing traffic violence and rectifying a long history of inequitable transportation practices. But every Complete Streets policy is not created equally.This year's strongest policies >>
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Apply to the Community Connectors grant program
Our new Community Connectors grant program will help advance locally driven projects that will reconnect communities separated or harmed by transportation infrastructure and tap available federal and state funds to support them.
Building consensus: Congress takes on zoning
On April 28, 2023, SGA attended the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs in their hearing, “Building Consensus to Address Housing Challenges.” At the hearing, senators recognized the housing crisis and the need to address it, and witnesses testified to various approaches to solving housing problems and delivering more much-needed housing affordable to … Continued