Mapping the Hard-to-Count Populations in the 2020 Census

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Mapping the Hard-to-Count Populations in the 2020 Census

The mapping team at the Center for Urban Research of the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center has developed an interactive map of hard-to-count districts for the 2020 Census. Search by congressional district or state legislative district to display hard-to-count neighborhoods and other details. Here are some of their suggestions for using the…

Help Save the Transit Benefit

Last week, the White House and House and Senate Republican leadership unveiled a tax reform framework. As a part of tax reform, Congress is considering eliminating the transportation fringe benefit. This benefit provides commuters with tax-free employer provided parking and transit. Eliminating this benefit would impact almost all commuting Americans. Additionally, eliminating this benefit would…

Senate AV START Act

The Senate autonomous vehicles bill was approved by voice vote out of the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee yesterday. An amendment to include vehicles heavier than 10,000 pounds was withdrawn, but Chairman John Thune (R-SD) has indicated this could still be added later by the full Senate. The National League of Cities, National Association of…

Cutting the Red Tape; USDOT Federal Register Notice

On Monday, NARC attended an event with Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to discuss regulatory reform and a federal register notice for comments on existing rules and other agency actions that are good candidates for repeal, replacement, suspension, or modification. The presentation included information on USDOT’s vision and background motivation for regulatory reform, and a question…

Video: Dennis Smith on the History of MAG and Its Founder

Jack Debolske, the former head of the League of Arizona Cities and Towns and the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), passed away this month. Behind the scenes, Debolske helped shape the development of the Phoenix area, probably more than any other single figure. Listen to MAG Executive Director Dennis Smith tell us more about the…

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