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Transportation Secretary launches $1 billion pilot program to build racial equity in roads

1 month ago   |   By WESH

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is launching pilot program aimed at helping reconnect cities and neighborhoods racially segregated or divided by road projects.
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Pete Buttigieg launches $1B pilot to build racial equity in America's roads

Pete Buttigieg launches $1B pilot to build racial equity in America's roads

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The transportation secretary announces a first-of-its-kind pilot program aimed at helping reconnect cities and neighborhoods racially segregated or divided by road projects.
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Buttigieg launches $1B pilot to build racial equity in roads

Buttigieg launches $1B pilot to build racial equity in roads

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Thursday launched a $1 billion first-of-its-kind pilot program aimed at helping reconnect cities and neighborhoods racially segregated or divided by road projects, pledging wide-ranging help to dozens of communities despite the program's limited dollars.
Under the Reconnecting Communities program, cities and states can now apply for the federal aid over five years to rectify harm caused by roadways that were built primarily through lower-income, Black communities after the 1950s creation of the interstate highway system.
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