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Transportation and Livability

The Federal Highway Administration supports State departments of transportation, regional planning agencies, tribal and other partners in both rural and urban settings to:

Image shows light rail with people crossing the streets and Union Depot building in background.

Figure 1: Union Depot, St. Paul, Minnesota. (Source: Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority)

The resources on this page provide examples of ways that multimodal transportation investments promote economic revitalization, provide access to jobs, and achieve safer communities through support of accelerated project delivery, technology and design innovation, and public/private partnerships. For more information, see the resources at the left and additional FHWA program websites:

Photo of two children bicycling on multi use path. Crossing guard holds STOP sign as children walk across the streets, one walking a bicycle.

Figure 2: Indianapolis Cultural Trail. (Source: Rundell Ernstberger Associates)

Figure 3: Children crossing safely to school in Rathdrum, Idaho. (Source: Gjohnstonphoto/123RF photo)

Updated: 3/1/2024
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