But challenges can arise with budgetary shortfalls, competing local priorities, and the need to plan for both economically and environmentally sustainable places to live and work.
Funding the Transportation System of Your Community’s Future
is a free one hour webinar on March 26 from 10:00–11:00 a.m. where the National League of Cities
(NLC) and Transportation for America
will share how Indianapolis, IN has been addressing their transportation obstacles and building a multimodal network that is able to create and provide access to jobs.
Participants will learn how to engage a wide variety of stakeholders and how to come together to think forwardly and creatively about their transportation needs and the impact federal dollars are having on their local projects. The webinar will also go over some of the opportunities and challenges in the current transportation bill, MAP-21
, and what the outlook is for local governments with the next bill.
Julia Pulidindi, senior associate, NLC
Sarah Kline, research director, Transportation for America
David Rosenberg, director of enterprise development, city of Indianapolis, IN
Mike Terry, president and CEO, IndyGo
Sean Northup, assistant executive director, Indy MPO