Press Release Category: Travel

Now Hiring—Director of Arts & Culture

Now Hiring—Director of Arts & Culture Smart Growth America is seeking a Director of Arts and Culture with experience in arts administration, program development and management, and a commitment to SGA’s north star: “a country where no matter who you are, or where you live, you can enjoy living in a place which is healthy

Following through on the ADA: The All Stations Accessibility Program

Following through on the ADA: The All Stations Accessibility Program The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) released a notice of funding opportunity for the All Stations Accessibility Program (ASAP) that allocates $343 million in fiscal year 2022 (FY22). This program offers competitive grants to localities for the upgrading of legacy stations so they meet the standards

Join us on 9/14: How to Reconnect Communities

Join us on 9/14: How to Reconnect Communities On Wednesday, September 14 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern join us to learn how to maximize the impact of the new Reconnecting Communities Program. Divisive infrastructure projects, like highways and overpasses built through neighborhoods, continue to restrict travel in cities across the country, creating congestion, hindering development, restricting

Reconnecting Communities: Initiating restorative transportation justice

Reconnecting Communities: Initiating restorative transportation justice Much of the work of smart transportation focuses on playing defense against divisive infrastructure projects that would make travel more difficult. Now, communities and advocates have a small but real opportunity to go on offense and remove or mitigate harmful stretches of transportation infrastructure. I-10, the Claiborne Expressway, divides

After your next trip, bring back a fresh perspective on transportation

After your next trip, bring back a fresh perspective on transportation Visiting communities other than our own can remind us to envision more for transportation in our own communities. This is especially important now, with so much infrastructure funding starting to flow that could actually make these visions reality. Photo from Flickr/stirwise When people travel

When gas prices rise, choice matters

When gas prices rise, choice matters High gas prices put pressure on many Americans’ finances. Unfortunately, the cost of gas depends on a variety of factors, and there’s no silver bullet. Focusing on ineffective short-term solutions can often distract from the long-term problem: when the places we live are designed only for car travel (and