PROTECTing our Nation’s Transportation System
June 26, 2023

As cities prepare to apply for the 2023 PROTECT grant opportunity, this session highlighted best strategies for tackling climate change by improving the resilience of the surface transportation system. Featured speakers include Gary Jensen, Director of the Office of Natural Environment at the Federal Highway Administration; Mayor Waylyn Hobbs, Jr., Mayor of Hempstead, NY; Mayor Aftab Pureval, Mayor of Cincinnati, OH; Mayor Emily Larson, Mayor of Duluth, MN; and Dr. Janice Barnes, Founding Partner of Climate Adaption Partners.

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Safe Streets and Roads For All Grant Program

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) established the new Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) discretionary program, with $5 billion in appropriated funds over five years, 2022-2026. The SS4A program funds regional, local, and Tribal initiatives through grants to...

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