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This week, on the 32nd anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Biden Administration and U.S. Department of Transportation announced $1.75 billion in funding to improve accessibility at transit stations across the country. ...

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Grand Rapids, MI – On Monday, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg traveled to Grand Rapids, Michigan to promote U.S. DOT’s new Airport Terminals Grant Program, made possible by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The program will provide $5 billion over the next five years to support airport terminal development projects at airports of all sizes – and in all corners – of the United States.

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Los Angeles, CA – Last week, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg traveled to Los Angeles to announce a $1 billion investment to improve airport terminals throughout the country as part of U.S. DOT’s new Airport Terminals Program -- made possible by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

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Tahlequah, OK — Last week Deputy U.S. Secretary of Transportation Polly Trottenberg traveled to Cherokee Nation to participate in the signing of the first ever Tribal Transportation Self-Governance Compact with Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin, Jr.

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New Jersey — Last Thursday, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg traveled to New Jersey to highlight how President Biden’s historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will benefit the Garden State, invest in workforce development, and create thousands of good-paying jobs for New Jersey residents for years to come.

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More than 1,000 transit agencies across the country are helping people get access to COVID-19 vaccines, answering President Biden’s call to get as many U.S. adults vaccinated as soon as possible.

To our transit partners, I would like to say, thank you! Your commitment to the health of our communities means many more people getting shots, which is the best way to protect our health and be able to gather safely with friends and family after a challenging year.

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Horatio Earle (1855–1935), or “Good Roads” Earle, as he was often referred to, was born in Mt. Holly, VT.

His early professional career included selling farm equipment. In 1889, he and his family moved to Detroit, where he started continued selling and also developing agricultural tools.

Earle was also a renowned bicycle enthusiast, who later in life, said “I often hear now-a-days, the automobile instigated good roads; that the automobile is the parent of good roads. Well, the truth is, the bicycle is the father of the good roads movement in this country.”

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