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Posts Tagged ‘Metropolitan Planning Organizations’

How Metropolitan Planning Organizations Plan for and Fund Bicycling and Walking Investments

Monday, January 14th, 2013

ADVOCACY ADVANCE
The new transportation law, MAP-­21, gives Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) more responsibility for distributing federal transportation funds. MPOs serving areas with more than 200,000 residents are required to use a competitive process to select projects for funding through the Transportation Alternatives Program.

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Recent Lessons from the Stimulus: Transportation Funding and Job Creation

Monday, February 7th, 2011
Top States / Bottom States by Repair

SMART GROWTH AMERICA
As part of the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA), states and Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) received $26.6 billion in transportation funds that could be spent on almost any surface transportation needs. While there were many national goals for this money, arguably the most pressing need was to save and create jobs.

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