Community Connectors: Tools for advocates

Transportation for America’s Community Connectors portal provides tools and information for advocates to decode the complex and confusing maze of programs, acronyms, and decision points that determine what gets built with federal and state transportation dollars.

Who actually chooses how federal transportation dollars get spent? Did you know USDOT has almost no say on the divisive new highways being built through your community? What are the outdated measures and standards states use to justify expensive new highways? Why are communities still being divided and damaged by roads and other infrastructure? And how can advocates get engaged to connect them?

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