Transportation

States are responsible for developing and implementing transportation strategies that encourage improved system performance, increased mobility, enhanced economic development and improved environmental outcomes. Achieving these complementary goals requires a combination of efforts at the state and national level.

The NGA Center supports governors and state policy leaders in their efforts to address challenges in governance, planning, funding and financing and performance measures.

NGA Infrastructure Summit

NGA Infrastructure Summit

Governors are providing the bipartisan leadership needed to update and upgrade America's infrastructure. On November 30th thru December 2nd 2021, Governors and staff will join with federal agencies and private ...
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Moving Infrastructure Forward - State by State

Moving Infrastructure Forward – State by State

Governors are already moving forward on a generational mission to renew America's functional systems, including transportation, the electrical grid, broadband, water infrastructure, cybersecurity and environmental remediation. by Richard Lukas and ...
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What the Infrastructure Package Means for Workforce Development: Opportunities for Governors

What the Infrastructure Package Means for Workforce Development: Opportunities for Governors

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act includes new allowable uses for transportation funds, investments in digital equity and inclusion, and planning to strengthen the transportation workforce. (Download) On November 15, ...
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House Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Package, Sends to President

House Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Package, Sends to President

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act makes generational investments in priorities such as repairing roads and bridges, boosting transit and rail funds, electrifying vehicles, replacing lead pipes, ensuring broadband deployment, ...
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Senate Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

Senate Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act makes generational investments in priorities such as repairing roads and bridges, boosting transit and rail funds, electrifying vehicles, replacing lead pipes, ensuring broadband deployment, ...
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State of the States - 2021

State of the States – 2021

Governors of states, territories and commonwealths are outlining their priorities for 2021 in state of the state or commonwealth addresses, as well as inaugural addresses for new and re-elected Governors ...
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Governors Hogan and Whitmer Testify on Importance of Infrastructure Investment

Governors Hogan and Whitmer Testify on Importance of Infrastructure Investment

Governors struck a resoundingly bipartisan tone before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, speaking to the urgency of investing now and for the future as our infrastructure must rapidly ...
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New Relief Coming from Washington – What Does This Mean for Transportation?

New Relief Coming from Washington – What Does This Mean for Transportation?

States are essential to moving critical infrastructure projects forward and will be key to building a sustainable economic recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic. Thomas Curtin | Program Director, Infrastructure Late ...
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The Road Ahead:  Planning for Electric Vehicles by Managing Grid Interactions

The Road Ahead: Planning for Electric Vehicles by Managing Grid Interactions

This paper includes recommendations to help Governors meet their EV goals and provides strategies that can improve the interplay between EVs and the electric grid. (View/Download) Executive Summary Transportation electrification ...
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Transportation Funding and Financing during COVID-19

Transportation Funding and Financing during COVID-19

This memo summarizes mechanisms states and territories use to fund and finance transportation systems, as well as recent Governor initiatives on state transportation revenues and resources before and after the ...
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