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June 20, 2013

Report: 67,000 U.S. bridges 'structurally deficient'

Nearly 8,000 bridges are both structurally deficient and “fracture critical,” meaning they are designed with no redundancy in their key structural components, so that if one fails the bridge could collapse.


March 14, 2012

UPDATED: Senate authorization bill passes 74-22

The vote steps up pressure on the House to drop its troubled five-year bill and instead adapt the Senate version before the current extension expires March 31.


October 6, 2010

Report: Smart tech can improve transportation across the board

The new report was released in conjunction with the IBM Smarter Transportation Virtual Forum, which brought together experts from across the public sector, private industry and academia to discuss urban mobility and the growing need for technology solutions to the nation's transportation, economic and environmental challenges.


May 6, 2010

Business, transportation leaders push for authorization

The panelists highlighted the need for major reform to the U.S. national transportation system and investments in smart technologies that will make our country a leader in innovation.


November 17, 2009

DOT Safety Council to address pedestrian safety

More than 76,000 preventable pedestrian deaths occurred over the last 15 years in America — roughly equivalent to a jumbo jet crashing every month.


October 15, 2009

T4 America touts health, transportation connection

People in more compact metropolitan areas suffer from significantly fewer chronic medical conditions than their counterparts in more sprawling regions.


June 3, 2009

T4 America: no new money without reform

James Corless, director of Transportation for America released a statement calling for a long-term fix to the problem.


May 27, 2009

T4 America applauds clean energy bill passage

Bill advances legislation to strengthen state-level reductions in transportation emissions.


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