Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 (IIJA)
- Privatizing Transportation Networks: Bad Deals, Higher Costs and Failed Accountability
Public-private partnerships privatize valuable public assets such as roads and bridges to guarantee long-term returns to financiers at the expense of taxpayers.
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The AFSCME Transportation Caucus is a forum to share and discuss the issues that impact our work. Caucus members should work or have an interest in transit, road design and maintenance, or transportation services as a public good. We discuss funding and financing questions for transportation infrastructure, as well as emerging technologies and practices that will change our industry in the future.
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Transportation updates from the AFSCME Information Highway
- The Unequal Commute: Examining inequities in four metro areas’ transportation systems
- What Does and Does Not Correlate with COVID-19 Death Rates
- Racial Disparity in COVID-19 Deaths: Seeking Economic Roots with Census data
- Development and application of a noise‐hazard scheme for road maintainers
- Taxation by Citation? Exploring Local Governments’ Revenue Motive for Traffic Fines
Transportation coverage from the AFSCME Privatization Update
- After High-Profile A Line Troubles, RTD Plans To Operate N Line Itself
- Messenger: Cost to start down runway of airport privatization in St. Louis? More than $800,000 per month.
- State launches investigation, assesses $800,000 in damages against SunPass contractor
- The $1.4 Billion Transit Fund the U.S. Government Won’t Release
- Metro shuttle bus operator in trouble for distracted driving