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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.

T4America releases bridge study

In Los Angeles, for example, an average 396 drivers cross a deficient bridge every second, the study found. "The Fix We're In For: The State of Our Nation's Busiest Bridges," ranks 102 metro areas in three population categories based on the percentage of deficient bridges.

Lack of transportation is hurting our health

Three reports released this week show the detrimental effects traffic congestion, long commutes and even our roadways have on our health, safety and wallets. The results seem to underscore the need for more public transit, but will they have any impact?

Report offers Congress cost-effective transit solutions

Outlines seven tools that would significantly improve the nation’s transportation system by reducing future congestion, planning for the future, better utilizing existing capacity and increasing the safety of roads and bridges.

Report: Traffic problems rising as economy rebounds

Key findings include a continued rise in congestion and commuter costs, and that public transportation saved travelers 785 million hours of delay, 640 million more gallons of fuel and $19 billion in congestion costs. APTA and T4 America leaders respond.

T4 America launches Equity Caucus

Will advocate for new and innovative policies to expand transportation access in disadvantaged areas and ensure that low-income, African-American and Hispanic workers have access to transportation jobs supported by federal investment.