State of the Cities 2014

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The movement of people and goods via highways, railways and public-transit systems drives economic growth, directly affects the day-to-day lives of individuals and is central to the well-being of cities. While transportation projects suffered in the wake of the economic downturn, mayors expressed commitment to restoring transportation investments.

CitiesSpeak: Cities Succeed Where Feds Have Fallen Short on Transportation

Percentage of speech devoted to transportation issues:

Transportation infographic