Reconnecting America, Enterprise and the National Housing Trust have released a collection of case studies examining what cities are doing to ensure that affordable housing isn't lost as cities pursue transit-oriented development.
On Sept. 6 President Barack Obama announced a comprehensive infrastructure plan to expand and renew our nation’s roads, railways and runways.
Statement of John Robert Smith President and CEO, Reconnecting America
We applaud the President for beginning a national dialogue on investment in transportation infrastructure. Reconnecting America understands the power of transit-oriented investments to transform our economy, strengthen our communities, and ensure our nation’s ability to compete globally.
Millions of Americans seek communities, large and small, where use of a car is an option, not a requirement. This proposal would support that objective, by providing more transportation choices for all Americans, no matter where they live – in an urban setting, small town, or rural area. In particular, the proposed investment in rail and transit holds great potential as a catalyst for the creation of thriving communities through multi-modal…